The following are potential uses found in or on Modern Essentials, Aromatic Science, PubMed.gov, as well as through anecdotal experience and other resources. Use them to inspire your own ideas, experiment, and see what works for you.

Alzheimer’s Disease
Diffuse through the room, or place on a shirt collar or pillow. Massage into the feet and toes or use in a full body massage, and massage on the back of the neck daily.Frankincense tears

Aneurysm
Inhale directly or through steam (such as a bowl of hot water). Massage into the reflex points of the feet.

Arthritis
Massage frankincense essential oil into the joints and diffuse or inhale through steam daily. Consider layering with something like White Fir.

Asthma
Inhale directly or through steam or diffusion. Massage into the chest and throat and over the balls and arches of the feet.

Balance
Inhale frankincense essential oil whenever you’re feeling overwhelmed. Diffuse in the room. Massage into the feet.

Brain (Aging)
Use daily both aromatically and topically: massaged into the feet or body, inhaled or diffused, added to bathwater, etc.

Brain Injury
Follow the same instructions above: Brain (Aging)

Breathing
Diffuse through the home, add to the shirt collar, and massage into the chest. Or add a drop to the hands and inhale directly.

Cancer
You can use this topically on the reflex points of the feet or body, and aromatically in any manner. But also consider adding 1 drop to unsweetened beverage and consuming throughout the day. Also look into a cellular complex blend

Coma
Massage into the hands, and feet, as well as over the entire body to help keep the muscles from atrophy.

Concussion
Add a drop to steaming water (not boiling), place a towel over your head, and inhale until the steam stops. Massage it into the feet and toes as well. (When my husband was in a car accident we placed a drop under his tongue and his oncoming symptoms were gone in 20 minutes!)

Confusion
Diffuse throughout the home, add a dab to the shirt collar, or massage behind the ears.

Coughs
Add a drop to steaming water, place a towel over your head and inhale until the steam stops. Also massage into the chest and balls of the feet. Consider a respiratory blend too.

Depression
Add a drop to steaming water, place a towel over your head, and inhale until the steam stops. Massage into the pads of feet and the toes.

Fibroids
Massage into the reflex points of the feet, or try a hot compress or adding several drops to a bath.

Genital Warts
Add a dab to the wart several times a day until it disappears. You might also consider diluted Oregano oil or Lemon.

Hepatitis
Inhale via steam and massage 2 drops into each of the feet and hands daily. Massage over the liver daily.

Immune System Support
Great during cold and flu season. Diffuse throughout the home and massage 1-2 drops into the feet daily, as needed.

Improve Vision
Massage into the reflex points of the feet (toes) and hands (tips of fingers).

Infected Wounds
Inhale from steam, add a drop to warm water and soak the infected area, create a spray using distilled water and several drops of frankincense essential oil, and diffuse through the home for overall wellness.

Inflammation
Massage frankincense essential oil into the inflicted area, being careful to move toward the heart. For general inflammation, massage into the soles of the feet or consider a drop under the tongue.

Liver Cirrhosis
Massage oil of frankincense over the liver, as well as into the outside of the right foot. Aromatic uses are also beneficial.

Lou Gehrig’s Disease
Inhale 1-2 drops via steam daily. Massage into the entire body, always moving toward the heart. Massage over the soles of the feet daily.

Meditation and PrayerDiffuse through the room, rub on hands, feet and over head.

Memory
Inhale 1-2 drops via steam as needed. Diffuse while study or working. Massage into the toes and base of the toes.

Mental Fatigue
Add to your bath water at the end of a long day, massage into your scalp or across your chest, or diffuse as desired.

Miscarriage (After)
Add to a warm bath, massage the abdomen and around the ankles and over the feet. Diffuse through the room. And allow yourself stillness, care, and vulnerability.

Moles
Apply a dab directly to the mole several times a day. Consider also using Sandalwood essential oil.

MRSA
Massage into the pads of the feet and across the chest. Steam inhalation or diffusing may also be beneficial if it doesn’t aggravate the condition.

Multiple Sclerosis
Use over the entire body during gentle massage. Apply to the soles of the feet daily. Diffuse or inhale via steam daily. Consider a drop under the tongue.

Nasal Polyp
Inhale directly via steam (adding 1 drop to a pot of hot – not boiling – water) and massage into the base of the toes daily.

Parkinson’s Disease
Inhale directly via steam daily or twice a day. Also use during full body massage and add to the soles of the feet or back of the neck daily.

Plague
(We still have the plague??) Diffuse through the room, inhale directly (especially via steam for longer periods of time), and apply topically to the reflex points of the feet. Consider a drop under the tongue.

Postpartum Depression
Add several drops to bathwater or a foot bath, rub into hair or receive during a foot massage as frequently as possible. Also use aromatically in any way you prefer. Also look into essential oils for depression.

Scarring (Prevention)
Add a drop to wounds or use during your daily facial cleansing to prevent acne scarring. It may also be beneficial in reducing the appearance of scars when used daily.

Tumor (Lipoma)
Add 2 drops of frankincense essential oil to a pot of steaming water, place a towel over your head and inhale until the water stops steaming. Do this at least daily. Massage into the reflex points of the feet and also use during body massage, always working toward the heart.

Ulcers
Consider internally in capsules or food, as described above. Gently massage over the area and into the reflex points of the feet.

Virus of Nerves
Massage over entire body, always moving toward the heart. Massage into the reflex points of the feet. Add to a warm bath.

Warts
Apply frankincense essential oil directly to the wart daily. Also consider Lemon or Oregano.

Wrinkles
Gently massage frankincense essential oil into the skin in upward circular motions daily.

Because it contains mono- and sesquiterpenes, allowing it to go beyond the blood-brain barrier, many other uses for frankincense essential oil have been reported: aging, insect bites, any respiratory illness or disease, carbuncles, diarrhea, diphtheria, gonorrhea, headaches, healing of any kind, hemorrhaging, herpes, high blood pressure, jaundice, laryngitis, meningitis, nervous conditions, prostate, pneumonia, sciatic pain, snake bites, sores, spiritual awareness, stress, syphilis, tension, tonsillitis, wounds, pineal and pituitary gland function, increases leukocyte activity, defending against infection. Also said to increase good moods, which in turn strengthens the immune system.

You may also find it useful in layering over other oils to amplify their affects, but be sure to always choose Oman frankincense essential oil for the highest quality and potent porperties.

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