Are you looking to ground yourself amid the hustle and bustle of modern-day life? This blend with its woody, lightly sweet, complex aroma can renew your spirit. Frankincense and myrrh aren’t just part of the Christmas story, these resins extracted from trees in the Burseraceae family, have been used for centuries to enhance well-being. See our ingredient list below to discover some of the benefits that can be obtained from the antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic properties of the essential oils combined in this synergy blend.
This synergy blend contains pure essential oils Frankincense & Myrrh. The therapeutic uses that are listed for each essential oil are those that are relevant to the purpose of this particular blend.
Frankincense: Restless mind, anxiety, tension, stress, promotes calm relaxed breathing. Immune support, eases coughs, inflammation, and symptoms of PMS or menopause. Beneficial for dry and mature skin and reducing the appearance of scars.
Myrrh: Calms tension and anxiety. Eases symptoms of coughs, sore throat, and minor infections. Immune support. Soothes skin irritations, chapped or skin, dry skin, eczema, and minor skin infections.
Notes: Avoid during pregnancy and nursing.
How You Can Use e3 Frankincense & Myrrh Blend
After Shower: After showering, mix 1-3 drops of Frankincense & Myrrh Synergy Blend with your choice of cream, carrier oil, or lotion. After lightly toweling dry, evenly spread your mixture over your legs, arms, and torso. Avoid sensitive skin areas.
Bath: Mix 4-8 drops of essential oil in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil, such as fractionated coconut oil. (You can also add the essential oil to 1/2 cup of whole milk or heavy cream.) Set aside. If you have muscle aches, add 1-2 cups Epsom or Dead sea salts. Fill the tub with warm water and immerse yourself. Add the essential oil mixture and swirl the water around you. Massage your skin and breathe in the aroma. Remain in the tub for 10-15 minutes.
Bath, Foot: Mix 1-3 drops of our Frankincense & Myrrh blend of essential oils in 1/2 teaspoon of carrier oil, such as fractionated coconut oil. Set aside. Fill a tub (deep enough to cover your feet and ankles) with warm water. Add the essential oil mixture, stir well, and immerse your feet for 10-15 minutes. Breathe in the aroma and massage your feet.
Body Lotion: Add 6-30 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of fragrance-free, natural moisturizing lotion. Apply to your skin, especially after a shower or bath.
Body Oil: Mix 6-30 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of a carrier, such as fractionated coconut oil or sweet almond oil. Apply to your skin, especially after a shower or bath.
Compress: Fill a basin with water. (Warm water relaxes and increases circulation. Cool water invigorates and relieves inflammation.) Add 3-5 drops of essential oil and briskly stir. Lay in a washcloth, wring and apply to the area in need for approximately 1-5 minutes. Dip, wring and apply 3 more times.
Diffusion: Follow the diffuser manufacturer’s instructions to fill the air with a therapeutic aroma.
Easy alternatives when you don’t have a diffuser:
Place 2-4 drops of Frankincense & Myrrh Synergy Blend on several cotton balls or tissues; place nearby or tuck into a fan grate or air vent in your home or car.
Inhalation: Put 1-3 drops of essential oil on a tissue and inhale the aroma through your nose. Pause and inhale again. (Avoid touching your nose with the tissue.)
Massage: Mix 6-30 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of carrier oil or fragrance-free, natural lotion.
You can also purchase e3’s Frankincense & Myrrh Synergy Blend as a ready-made Roll-on.
The Methods of Use are general guidelines. Individual sensitivities, desired results, and the characteristics of the essential oil(s) used must all be considered. Adjust methods and proportions accordingly.
For external use only. Always dilute before use. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid eyes and other sensitive areas. Keep away from direct flame – essential oils are flammable. If pregnant or nursing, consult a physician before using essential oils. Store at room temperature and avoid direct sunlight.
Aromatherapy: The use of natural, aromatic substances, known as essential oils, to enhance the well-being of body, mind, and spirit. (This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. No information provided is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.)