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Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense Essential Oil

dōTERRA Frankincense Essential Oil is used topically to soothe skin or ingested for modern day health benefits. Enjoy Frankincense, the "king of oils."


Renowned as one of the most prized and precious essential oils, Frankincense oil has extraordinary health benefits.* In addition to its notoriety in the New Testament, the Babylonians and Assyrians would burn Frankincense in religious ceremonies and the ancient Egyptians used Frankincense resin for everything from perfume to salves for soothing skin. This centuries-old knowledge contributes to the modern uses of Frankincense oil today. Its soothing and beautifying properties are used to rejuvenate skin and help reduce the appearance of imperfections when applied topically. As the king of oils, Frankincense is known to support healthy cellular, immune, nervous, and digestive function when used internally.* Combine Frankincense essential oil with essential oils like Bergamot or Lavender and inhale or diffuse to create an experience of peace and satisfaction.


Rub Frankincense on your hands after a long day of gardening.

Apply topically to help reduce the appearance of skin imperfections.

Massage Frankincense oil on the bottoms of feet.

Take one to two drops in a veggie capsule to support healthy cellular function.

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.

Internal use: Dilute one drop in four fluid ounces of liquid.

Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with a carrier oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.


Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

Primary Benefits - Ingest to support healthy cellular function May provide a soothing aromatic experience Helps reduce the appearance of skin imperfections when applied topically Supports healthy immune and nervous system function when taken internally

Aromatic Description - Warm, spicy, clean

Collection Method - Hydrodistillation

Plant Part - Resin from Boswellia carterii, sacra, papyrifera, and frereana

Main Constituents - α-pinene, limonene, α-thujene


Further reading


Documentaries, videos and podcasts


Ask Dr. Hill: Frankincense

December 5, 2016

How to use doTERRA Frankincense

August 20, 2019

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