FLUORINE or Calcium fluoride is the fluorine found in nature, not the fluoride added to water supplies which are sodium fluoride, a waste product of aluminum smelting and a cumulative poison. Fluorine is essential for the health of bones and teeth, it is a natural antiseptic and protects against infections. Sources: Sunflower seeds, milk, cheese, carrots, garlic, tannin tea, green vegetables, and sea water.
FOLIC ACID (B9) functions as a co-worker with B12, it is needed to produce red blood cells and is essential for healthy skin and hair. It builds antibodies to prevent and heal infections, and aids in protein metabolism. Folic acid is necessary for the production of DNA and RNA, the nucleic acids that carry hereditary patterns and is destroyed by heat, light, storage, oxygen and the contraceptive pill. Folic acid is essential for the function of the five oil-soluble vitamins A, D, E, F, and K. Sources: Deep green leafy vegetables, broccoli, asparagus, lima beans, sprouts, wheat germ, nuts, mushrooms, dates, tuna.
FRANKINCENSE Boswellia carterii
Parts Used: Resin
Wisdom Frankincense is associated with Shen, one of the Three Treasures of Chinese medicine, and has long been regarded as a form of spiritual nourishment. Its value derives from a calming and purifying of both the emotional and spiritual planes upon direct action on the skin. A calm and pure spirit will be mirrored in a relaxed and clear countenance. Like a mirror, the face will glow with light. Elements Air, Light, Water
Science Frankincense has been used in meditation and aromatherapy for thousands of years. Its spicy, woody scent promotes deep breathing and has a calming effect on the mind, which has been known to correspond with lowered blood pressure and anxiety levels. An immune stimulant and lymphatic, Frankincense is used for respiratory and lung issues, and common colds. It has also been known to improve digestion and relieve menstrual discomfort, as well as to ease and calm the body during labor.
A well-known remedy for rejuvenating the complexion, Frankincense promotes elasticity for toned, awakened skin. A vulnerary, it is often used to heal wounds and prevent infection. Its cicatrising properties help to reduce the look of wrinkling and scarring, making marking from acne, stretch marks, and surgeries less noticeable.