Puntah Frankincense Essential Oil (Boswellia carterii)

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Puntah Frankincense Essential Oil (Boswellia carterii)

The Frankincense resin that seeps naturally from the Boswellia carterii tree is a superior resin that can be different shades of white, yellow and even black in colour. The resin is sustainably harvested from the wild jungles of Eastern Africa by Nagaad Resins and Gums in collaboration with our network of communities.

The Wildly Organic Puntah Frankincense Essential Oil is extracted from resin of the Boswellia carterii tree using either state of the art steam distillation, water and hydro distillation techniques. The product is 100% pure, organic, with no added preservatives or chemicals.

This product is Certified Organic by ECOCERT, the USDA National Organic Program (NOP), and the Organic Consumers Alliance of Kenya. This product is Halal Certified.

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The Frankincense Essential Oil from the Boswellia carterii tree exudes an amazing and strong woody citrus, warm and sparkling fragrance that is very pleasing to the senses. It has a variety of health benefits and as with all Frankincense it is a powerful expectorant and very effective for respiratory issues such as colds, flu, asthma, and other lung issues. Due to its excellent fragrance it is highly regarded in the perfumery and cosmetics industry.

  • A superior aromatherapy treatment
  • The anti inflammatory effects of the Frankincense Boswellia carterii may reduce joint inflammation caused by osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Frankincense Boswellia carterii is a powerful expectorant and is used to treat colds, asthma and bronchitis
  • Boswellia carterii has been shown to be particularly effective at reducing symptoms of inflammatory gut diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
  • Boswellia carterii It assists in treating some forms of diarrhea
  • Boswellia carterii supports good oral health and helps in treating bad breath, gum disease, toothaches, cavities, and mouth sores
  • Research has indicated that Boswelia carterii may reduce spread of some cancers and reduce impact of cancer treatments
  • Boswellia carterii may reduce stress, anxiety and depression
  • Boswellia carterii promotes smooth skin and may reduce acne 
  • Boswellia carterii boosts memory
  • Boswellia carterii boosts immunity
  • Boswellia carterii alleviates pain 
Product Usage
Frankincense Boswellia carterii has acquired a reputation of being a great healer over the centuries. The Carterii Frankincense oil can be inhaled, applied topically, or used for oral care. Frankincense is considered safe for most people but please consult a physician before usage.
  • Dermal Use –  Carterii can be very beneficial when applied over the skin. Dilute with a carrier oil before applying.
  • Inhalation – Place 2-4  drops on a cloth, or in a diffuser. Alternatively add 1 or 2 drops in a bowl of boiling water and drape a towel across your head and shoulders and inhale the vapours for a few minutes.
  • For Oral Use – 3–6 drops of essential oil per 1 teaspoon (5 ml) of carrier oil for adults. This is considered a 2–4% dilution. For children, use 1 drop of essential oil per 1 teaspoon (5 ml) of carrier oil, which is a 1% dilution.
Contraindications & Cautions
  • Discuss with your physician before using Boswellia carterii
  • Keep out of reach of children
  • For internal use please consult your physician
  • Not to be used during pregnancy
  • Not to be used when breastfeeding
  • Avoid diffusing close to babies
  • Boswellia carterii may decrease the effectiveness of some blood thinning drugs
  • Boswellia carterii may decrease the effectiveness of some cholesterol lowering drugs
  • For very sensitive skin it is best to dilute in a carrier oil
  • The oil is slightly flammable and should be stored in a cool place away from naked flames

Wildly crafted from the jungles of Eastern Africa, no preservatives, 100% organic, steam and hydro distilled from the resin of Boswellia carterii.

100% pure product from Nagaad Resins and Gums. Processed and packaged in Kenya.

Additional information

Country of origin

Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia

Extraction process

Hydro distillation, Steam distillation



Part of plant used

Tree resin

Method of cultivation

Wild and Natural