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Introduction to plants:
Frankincense is the gum resin of frankincense kaempferi, a plant of the olive family. It is also called nipple fragrance because it drops into a nipple shape. Frankincense is mainly distributed in northern Ethiopia, Somalia and southern Arabian Peninsula.
Spherical or teardrop shaped particles, or irregular small pieces, 0.5-2 cm long; Light yellow, slightly cyan or brownish red, translucent. It is hard and brittle, and the section is waxy. The air is fragrant and the taste is slightly bitter. Chew it and soften it into a gum. It turns white in water, and is grinded into emulsion with water. Frankincense is a small shrub, 4-5m high and 6m sparse. The trunk is strong, the bark is smooth, light brownish yellow, papery, and the bark of thick branches is scaly and gradually peeled off. Odd pinnate compound leaves alternate, the smallest at the base, gradually larger upward, long ovate, basal figure, subcordate or truncate; The edge is irregularly serrated or nearly entire, both sides are covered with white hair, or the top is glabrous. The flowers are small, pale yellow, ovoid, and the flowering period is April.
ü anti inflammatory and antibacterial
The effect of frankincense extract on adjuvant induced arthritis rats was investigated by random double-blind method. The results showed that frankincense extract had significant anti-inflammatory effect, and the mechanism might be related to inhibiting the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines.
ü anti tumor
Mastic acid compounds and volatile oils in frankincense have anti-tumor effects such as inhibiting tumor cell proliferation, inducing cell differentiation and apoptosis.
ü anti ulcer
Bcbe can improve the structure and functional maturity of gastric ulcer regeneration mucosa in rats induced by acetic acid, and improve the quality of ulcer healing.
ü improve memory
β- Frankinic acid can promote the growth and branching of synapses in hippocampal neurons, significantly improve the growth and branching of nerve axons and the dynamics of tubulin polymerization, thereby improving memory.
l physical utility
Anti infection, asthma treatment, cough treatment, most suitable for pregnant and expectant women. After 4 months of pregnancy, apply diluted Frankincense Essential Oil to the abdomen every day to prevent stretch marks.
It can regulate the secretion of mucus, help digestion, help hiccups, have a soothing effect on the head cold, and have a lung clearing effect.
l skin effect
Regulate irritated and aging skin, smooth wrinkles, balance oily skin and promote wound healing. The combination of frankincense and rose essential oil is an excellent soothing and repairing formula.
l effect on mind and spirit
Give hope, strengthen the mind, smooth breathing, eliminate depression, and make the mood better.