Properties: On the respiratory tract, it clears the lungs and helps with shortness of breath, asthma, catarrhal bronchitis, and sinusitis. It is a general tonic for the uterus and has a calming effect during labour. Frankincense oil is said to help rejuvenate aging dry skin, and is effective against ulcers, carbuncles, scars and some skin inflammations. It also stimulates the immune system. It helps calm anxiety and obsessive thought linked to the past. It is excellent in case of depression as it soothes and calms the body and the mind, deepens breathing and is excellent for use in meditation, self-development work, re-centering on our true nature.