Frankincense contains dozens of chemical compounds that are beneficial to the skin.
Boswellic acid inhibits the specific enzymes responsible for inflammation and associated with cell damage. Frankincense promotes a healthy scalp and has been used traditionally to prevent and treat hair loss by strenghtening hair follicles. Frankincense is a notable anti-aging tool that can smooth wrinkles, fine lines, age spots and sun damage. Clinically, it has shown to improve skin elasticity and visibly reduce wrinkle depth, for firmer skin.