Frankincense (Sacra) Essential Oil

Botanical Name:
Boswellia sacra
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Distillation Method:
Wild Grown
Overall Profile
Primary Constituents
alpha pinene
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Wholesale Pure Sacra Frankincense Essential Oil

From Wholesale Essential Oils, 100% Pure Frankincense Essential oil. This oil is the supreme of what we carry in the Boswellia tree genus. This B. sacra essential oil is produced by hydro-distillation to create the highest abundance of molecular compounds with the most potent availability. The B. sacra species has been studied for its anti-cancer properties. It is found to be effective in diminishing the growth of breast cancer cells. The aroma is the sweetest of our varieties, offering a bright woody scent with a sweet citrus top note. Our Sacred Frankincense Essential Oil is available from sample size up to 1 kg or more.


This particular B. Sacra species also called, Sacred Frankincense, has a superior phytochemical profile and therapeutic value. This particular Frankincense essential oil is truly a royal luxury.From Myth, Mysterious and Magical, to His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the ruler of Oman, purchases the vast majority of this ultra high-end Boswellia Sacra frankincense. Of the three species from which this variety is derived, the B.Sacra oil comes from the desert trees of Oman. This strain is notoriously tough to acquire so we’re elated that Wholesale Essential Oils has it in the highest molecular quantity available. This particular species also called, Sacred Frankincense, has a superior phytochemical profile and therapeutic value. Our Frankincense B. Sacra embodies the purest, highest molecular potency for therapeutic use. Hydrodistillation is an improved process of extraction that offers both high quality and high yields. We consider it, the finest of our Frankincense essential oils. Sacred Frankincense is equally effective for a host of ailments, most notably it’s potential to kill breast cancer cells. The B.Sacra essential oil has been studied internationally for it’s anti-cancer actions. It has the amazing ability to recognize cancer cells from normal cells and knock off the bad guys. The more biological activity in the oil, (when the oil contains a higher molecular abundance), the more effective it is. The Boswellia Sacra oil has shown to reduce breast cancer cell growth and kill off breast cancer cells.  Much like it’s B. Carteri cousin which has shown under a microscope,  that when Frankincense essential oil is introduced to cancerous bladder cells, it returns the dysfunctional cells to healthy cells. Scientists say,  B. Carteri definitively demonstrates it can be used as an inexpensive, alternative therapy for bladder cancer. The study of Frankincense (Boswellia sacra) essential oil as a potent breast cancer cure can be seen in this PubMed account.  While Frankincense is now recognized as a cancer killing agent, there is a long list of benefits by which this sacred essential oil can be used. The various species of the Boswellia trees and the resins produced have shown to provide multiple medicinal qualities.  Essential oil from the  B. serrata is used therapeutically in Ayurvedic medicine to treat arthritis, heal wounds and strengthen the female hormone system. The inherent B. Sacra fragrance and strength is one of a kind. Sacred Frankincense contains a higher aromatic terpene, sesquiterpene and diterpene content.  It’s exquisite aroma is noticeable to it’s counterparts. How the species grows has a lot to do with it. The B. Sacra trees are considered unusual for their ability to tolerate environments so unforgiving, they can literally sprout out of chalky soil from near solid rock. You find them in high altitudes of 4,000 ft. on rocky slopes and ravines. The tears tapped from these enduring shrubby, trees are considered superior due to their more fragrant aroma. Initial scientific collections of Boswellia sacra were done in 1846. It was concluded that the best of all Frankincense trees is the B.Sacra species which were found in Oman. The detailed accounts, however,  didn’t come until the 1930’s. Frankincense is fast becoming world recognized as a cancer killer.  It is the most widely researched essential oil for it’s anti-cancer properties. You can find research publications about it in: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 and in the US National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health  Frankincense has also shown, hands-down, that the various species of  the Boswellia species, are similar and effective. You may say it is the king of essential oils, as it’s healing properties expand across a broad spectrum.

Aromatherapy Notes

The aroma of the B.Sacra essential oil is distinctive. We find it the sweetest of our Frankincense essential oils, yet noticeably potent in it’s terpene content. It offers a bright woody scent with a sweet citrus top note. Frankincense has been used for ages as a meditation aid ~ use in your diffuser to help 'settle the mind'.

Traditional Uses

Frankincense essential oil has traditionally used as an anti-asthmatic, strengthening the immune system (immunostimulant). It has been found to have anti-cancer effects. Frankincense contains boswellic acids, which may be helpful in arthritic conditions where inflammation is indicated. It’s a wonderful wrinkle retardant and recommended for dry, mature skin or to help heal wounds. It’s considered a cytophylactic or rather classified as stimulating cellular regeneration.

Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature

Anti-inflammatory, Antidepressant, Stimulant, Astringent, Cytophylactic, Cicatrisant, Nervine.

Application and Use


Frankincense is considered non-toxic, a non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Some individuals can use the oil 'neat', while others with sensitive skin may find it irritating when undilted. Always test a small amount of essential oil first for sensitivity or allergic reaction. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician.