Essay about The Power of Frankincense Oil and Its Cure for Cancer

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The gift given by the wise men to baby Jesus is not only an ancient oil used for religious ceremonies but also may be the hope for many patients that deals with cancer and its collateral damages.
Cancer is subject to multiple studies and still one of the most misunderstood diseases. Today, millions of people are living with cancer and many have had cancer and are battling with the secondary effects of the treatments that include, chemotherapy, type of drug that prevents cells to reproduce, radiation, surgery or combination. Cancer treatments presents side effects that include depression and decrease of the immune system to respond against infections; therefore, patients are at risk of any kind of complications during the treatment. Also
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Although its name has been changed several times during history, all cultures had depicted the same properties about the oil.

Frankincense oil properties have been described for many cultures as magic. According with the gospel of Matthew 2:11;“gold, frankincense (incense) and Myrrh were among the gifts to Jesus”. More than 52 references about the oil are in the Bible. Also, Judaism, Hinduism, and Buddhism have used the oil to anoint members and welcome them into their spiritual life. According with many ancient texts the oil has been used not only for spiritual purposes but also as medicine. In books of Ancient Egypt Frankincense was thought to be sweat of God (Green, 1999), and some common uses of the oil described by ancient texts are; Insect bites and snakes, bronchitis, colds, diphtheria, headaches, and hemorrhages.
In present days around the world, the oil is widely used as holistic medicine for Alzheimer’s disease, Aneurysm, Arthritis, Asthma, Brain Aging, Brain Injury, Cancer, Fibroids, Genital Warts, Hepatitis, Immune System support, Improve vision, Infected wounds, Inflammation, Liver Cirrhosis, Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Postpartum depression, Scaring, Ulcers, Uterus Tissue Regeneration, Warts and wrinkles. Aromatherapies also use the oil as an aid to improve concentration, focus energy, reduce hyperactivity, irritability, enhance spiritual awareness, and meditation (Higley & Higley , 2005). Dhofar is the major supplier of
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