Frankincense – ancient wisdom, modern healing

In Aromatherapy, Natural Healing by Debra Reis

BBC News – Frankincense: Could it be a cure for cancer?
The gift given by the wise men to the baby Jesus probably came across the deserts
from Oman. The BBC’s Jeremy Howells visits the country
This is a great article which describes the history and harvesting of Frankincense,
specifically Boswellia sacra (Sacred Frankincense).  The article mentions Dr Suhail,
an immunologist and researcher on Frankincense.  He is quoted, “cancer starts
when the DNA code within the cell’s nucleus becomes corrupted.  It seems
frankincense has a re-set function.  It can tell the cell what the right DNA code
should be.”
Treatment with frankincense seems to affect the cancerous cells but not healthy
cells.  Some of the science around frankincense essential oil is given in more detail
in this article.
Modern medicine is wonderful however it seems the ancient people knew the value
and wisdom of using essential oils.