Organic Frankincense Hydrolat | Aromantic

Organic Frankincense Hydrolat

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INCI: Boswellia Carterii Gum Water.

A hydrolat which is made by steam distillation of the resin gum of the Boswellia Carterii plant.It tones the skin, calms the mind and helps to relax the breathing.


A colourless liquid with a distinctive, fruity, floral aroma made by steam distillation of the resin gum of the Boswellia Carterii plant.
  • Use 1% to 100%.
  • Water soluble so cannot be used in oil only products.
  • Heat stable so can be used in Stage 2 (water stage) when making creams and lotions.
  • This hydrolat has had no broad spectrum preservative added to its bottle, so please take care to not contaminate it during use.
Hydrolats are very prone to fungal contamination. Store them in the fridge if you can and never leave the tops off the bottles whilst you are working.
Blend Frankincense Hydrolat with other hydrolats / hydrosols at their recommended dilutions for refreshing and tonifying facial mists.
It makes a great room spray to freshen the air. Excellent to use when wanting to sit in some quiet space or for meditation, as it deepens and slows down the breathing.
Cosmetic Functions:
According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (Cosing), the functions of Frankincense Hydrolat are:
To view more information, visit the Cosing Database here


Skin Care
  • Frankincense Hydrolatcan be used neat on the skin and when used in a facial mist, it tones the skin and refines the texture. It is considered to be regenerative especially for mature skin. Use in toners, serums, creams and lotions for anti aging skin care.
  • It is soothing to the skin and is mildly analgesic and antibacterial. Excellent to use in products for blemish prone skin as well as gels and creams for foot care.
Hair Care
There is no direct hair care usage butFrankincense Hydrolatdoes add a calming quality if used in a scalp toner or tonifying mist.


Click on the links below to be directed to a great recipe featuring Frankincense Hydrolat:


Traditional Aromatherapy Uses
Traditionally used by qualified aromatherapists to slow down and deepen the breathing.
Used energetically to give protection to the auric field and dispel negative energies. Sprayed around the house it dispels negative energy and cleans out a new house ready for the new occupant.
Historical Information
Originally known as Olibanum (oil of Lebanon), it was the resin of the plant that was burned in charcoal. Pretty soon though, it was found that this smoke could also be pulled through a water flask and the resulting water had beneficial skin properties. Not actual steam distillation at all, but an early development to expand the resin’s use.
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    08 June 2021
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    I recommend this product
    Great Product

    Refreshing. Used combined together with rose water for nice smell.

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