Rich in history and boundless beauty benefits these three powerful oils will carry you through one season and into the next.

Myrrh (Botanical name: Commiphora myrrha)
As a natural beauty treatment, myrrh has to be one of the best oils to nourish the skin and improve circulation. There is no better oil for imparting a natural healthy glow to the complexion. In addition to its anti-aging, and anti-wrinkle properties, myrrh is now looked to for its wound healing abilities. It is used by aromatherapist because it is a powerful astringent and can heal blemishes quickly. Myrrh is considered an oral anatomy oil for its distinctive ability to effectively eliminate mouth and throat infections, soreness and inflammation.

On an emotional level as indicated by scientific research, inhalation and topical application of myrrh impacts the emotional part of the brain and may help one feel more calm and confident.

Why use myrrh?
It makes the skin look better and feel softer instantly, and any mouth infections will clear up quickly if you add it to your daily oral care regimen.

– Queen Esther (from biblical times) had to complete twelve months of beauty treatments prescribed for women, six months with oil of myrrh (that reason alone speaks to the value of myrrh). and six with perfumes and cosmetics.

Cedarwood (Botanical name: Juniperus virginiana)
If you are looking to clear a blemish or a rash, don’t hesitate to pick up a bottle of cedarwood essential oil. It is known to be antiseptic, general tonic, nourishing skin relief oil, gum strengthener/teeth protector, cellulite buster and dandruff ointment. There are so many incredible healing properties associated with this historical and healing oil.

Cedarwood also balances the natural oil already in skin, making it beneficial for both oily and dry skin. In hair care cedarwood can stimulate the hair follicles and increase circulation to the scalp and this contributes to hair growth. For those looking to rest from a long and exhaustive day, cedarwood can help you do that too because stimulates the pineal gland, which releases melatonin and promotes deep sleep. All around this oil keeps the human body healthy and beautiful.

On an emotional level cedarwood can help you get focused and when diffused picks up your spirit and yes makes you think of walking through a forest. What could be more healing!

Why use cedarwood?
Using cedarwood essential oil will help to brighten your skin and give you a healthy glow. Reports from Indian folklore states that it “creates the symbolic effect of an umbrella protecting the earth and brings energy in from the universe.”
– Cedars are the trees most mentioned in the Bible and (also mentioned as one of the first essential oils distilled) symbolizing everything that was fertile and abundant.

Frankincense (Botanical: Boswellia carteri)
Frankincense should be called royal beauty in a bottle. It has a long and regal history dating back to Egypt, Ethiopia and the entire Nile Valley region.
Added to your favorite carrier oil frankincense can be rubbed over the whole body, and its soothing, softening, regenerating and rejuvenating properties can almost immediately be felt. It does wonders on dry, and mature skin and reduces the skin of scars. Its powerful astringent properties also help tone the skin, resulting in a smooth and youthful appearance. And if you are looking for a natural perfume choosing frankincense is the right choice.

On an emotional level frankincense spiritual properties makes it one of the best spiritual essential oils; it brings you to the truth. It is considered the oil of integrity and enlightenment.

Why use frankincense?
From cell regeneration to reducing age spots and reversing the signs of aging, as well many other health benefits, frankincense continues to be a beauty enhancer. It heals the skin leaving no sign of the problem. Use this oil to keep wrinkles at bay (night or day) by adding a few drops face cream or lotion of your choice. Frankincense continues to be a beauty enhancer…possibly even the new Botox.

– Frankincense was charred and ground into a powder to produce the heavy kohl eyeliner by applied to upper class Egyptian women and royalty.

Moisturizing Cream
3 ounces jojoba oil
3 ounces water
1 ounce beeswax
4 drops cedarwood – Juniperus virginiana
4 drops geranium – Pelargonium graveolens
21 drops frankincense – Boswellia carter

Melt the wax and the jojoba oil in a double boiler-allow to cool to lukewarm temperature. Add the cedarwood, geranium and frankincense essential oils. Warm the water slightly and place in a blender. Add the wax, jojoba oil and essential oil mixture into the water slowly. Blend until a cream forms. Store in the refrigerator. Use daily for beautiful skin.