Essential oils have long been praised for their incredible healing properties and aromatherapies which can help treat all sorts of health conditions and ailments, and even help in the treatment of cancer. However, in this article we are going to focus on one specific oil which directly affects cancer cells, inhibits their growth and trigger apoptosis. We are talking about frankincense essential oil.
Frankincense essential oil is obtained from the Olibanum or Frankincense trees, and believe it or not, traces of this oil have been discovered in the remains of ancient Anglo-Saxon and Egyptian cultures.
Some of its incredible properties are:
Frankincense Oil Therapy
Applying this oil on regular basis has long been speculated to be one of the most powerful natural treatments for cancer, and according to research, the oil is capable of helping in the case of the following types of cancer:
- Breast cancer
- Brain cancer
- Pancreatic cancer
- Colon cancer
- Stomach cancer
- Prostate cancer
According to researchers from the Department of Urology at the University of Oklahoma, this specific oil has three incredible uses, with some of them being:
- Frankincense essential oil induces apoptosis of bladder tumor cells, while the Boswellia oil induces apoptosis of breast cancer cells, but leaving the healthy cells unaffected.
- Sacred frankincense oil reduces the cell cycle regulation and faulty signalling which triggers the development of breast cancer.
- Sacred frankincense essential oil inhibits the growth of cancer cells, and destroys cancers in their advanced strength.