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Frankincense, Myrrh, Lavender and Geranium Essential Oils

Other Names: Olibanum, Frankincense, Boswellia, Dhoop, Ru Xiang, Boswellia Sacra
Traditional Usages: Bronchitis, Congested Nasal Passages, Leprosy (China), Ulcerations and Tumours, Embalming Bodies, Crohn's Disease, Age Spots, Arthritis, Asthma, Multiple Sclerosis, Acne
Resources: Middle East, Oman, Yemen, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan
Parts Used: Gum Resin
Herbal Research: Frankincense
Health Warning: Avoid use during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Frankincense, Myrrh, Lavender and Geranium Essential Oils - Herbal remedy for Childbirth: For stretch marks frankincense, myrrh, lavender and geranium oils are helpful. Tea tree oil is used as a disinfectant for nappies. Lavender, chamomile and sandalwood oils are effective for nappy rash.

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