Frankincense Sacra (Boswellic Acid)- The Science
Frankincense Essential Oil is an aromatic resin hardened from exuded gums obtained from trees of the genus Boswellia in Hojari, Oman. It has been commonly used to reduce swelling and alleviate the pain of inflammatory diseases or tumors for over 5000 years.
Frankincense extract has been used in China for its accelerating effects on blood circulation and has also been used as an antiarthritic in ayurvedic medicine in India for thousands of years.
Wild Azur’s wild harvested Sacra is slow hydro-distilled in stainless steel in Oman.
We ensure our resin is harvested from Unesco trees to ensure the quality of the resin, and the health of the trees. Our pure frankincense has a host of benefits for optimum skin rejuvenation and tissue renewal, and is very calming for the mind.
Below is a list of studies relevant to Frankincense Sacra and its effects on the body. We update this list when new, credible and relevant studies are published.
Management of basal cell carcinoma of the skin (through sun exposure) using frankincense (Boswellia sacra) essential oil: a case report
Frankincense essential oil suppresses melanoma cancer through down regulation of Bcl-2/Bax cascade signaling and ameliorates hepatotoxicity via phase I and II drug metabolizing enzymes.
Boswellia sacra essential oil induces tumor cell-specific apoptosis and suppresses tumor aggressiveness in cultured human breast cancer cells
Boswellic Acids and Their Role in Chronic Inflammatory Diseases
Frankincense is an ideal agent for asthma, as it is both calming a supportive to the respiratory tract.
Research suggests Frankincense may help in the treatment of ovarian cancer.
In 2019 we did a survey of 100 customers using our frankincense face serum.
- 92% reported healthier, softer & more hydrated skin.
- 98% reported overall skin improvement.
We are very proud to say that our return rate for Frankincense Sacra oil in 2019 was 78%.
Wild Azur products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Individual results will vary and are dependent on skin type and skin condition.