Frankincense has a rich, earthy, clean and slightly citrusy scent. It has a wide variety of benefits and is a key oil for both the body and the mind. Frankincense promotes a healthy, uplifting mood when diffused. It can also help open the sinuses and lungs for deeper, clearer breathing. Frankincense promotes immunity and is an excellent oil for skin care. It can aid with painful and achy joints. Frankincense has been traditionally used to treat different types of arthritis, including rheumatoid and osteoarthritis. It’s also commonly used to treat tendonitis, rheumatism, cancer, acne, joint aches, menstrual cramps, colitis, hay fever, asthma, respiratory ailments, and sexually transmitted diseases like syphilis.