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FRANKINCENSE ESSENTIAL OIL


FRANKINCENSE ESSENTIAL OIL
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Latin Binomial: Boswellia carteri
Plant Part: Resin
Extraction: Hydro Distilled
Growing Practice: Wild
Country of Origin: Somalia
Odor Type: BASALMIC

Odor Characteristic: Odor is powerful, strongly diffusive, fresh-terpenic, green-lemon like somewhat reminiscent of green, unripe apples (peel). Depending on the distillation, it can be tenacious sometimes with a pepperiness and sweet-woody, balsamic undertone. Dryout is cistus-like, ambre-balsamic.

Refractive Index: 1.46600 to 1.47700 @ 20.00 °C. : 1.4700
Specific Gravity: 0.86000 to 0.89000 @ 25.00 °C. : 0.8621
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow clear liquid
BioChemical Class: Di-, sesqui-monoterpene
BioChemicals: α-pinene, limonene, sabinene, myrcene
CAS No: 8016-36-2

Perfumery: Delightful in Citrus colognes where it modifies the sweetness of Bergamot and Orange, hence it finds good use as a modifier. It is an important ingredient in many Oriental bases, Powder type perfumes, Floral and Spice accords. Especially used for masculine or unisex perfumes.
*Frankincense essential oil is not explicitly regulated by IFRA. It contains on average 0.05%

toluene classified "P" (prohibited) ; 0.01% benzyl benzoate, 0.1% geraniol, 0.03% perilla

aldehyde, estragol <0.01% classified "R" (restricted) ; 16% limonene and 0.15% linalool

classified "S" (specified).

The information provided on these pages is not a substitute for necessary medical care, nor intended as medical advice. Always keep aromatic extracts tightly closed and in a cool, dark place, out of reach of children. Never ingest aromatic extracts. Always dilute aromatic extracts when applying topically and avoid areas around eyes or mucous membranes. If redness or irritation occurs, stop using immediately and contact your health provider if necessary.