Fresh terpency, almost green lemon-like, with a sweet woody balsamic undertone scent. Frankincense aroma is sedative and enhances moods by diminishing feelings of stress and anxiety, while improving concentration and memory. In Ayurvedic medicine, It is used to heal wounds, relieve arthritis, balance hormones in females, and to purify the air. May be used in a bath, compress, diffuser or salve. Dilute a few drops of essential oil in a lotion or carrier oil before use.