Essential oils have been around for centuries and they have become a part of many cultures, especially when it comes to their traditional medicine. These oils have been used as a natural remedy for almost every kind of disease – even cancer. This is great news for people who are battling with the disease or those who are at a high risk of developing it.

In many countries, including the United States, essential oils are valued because of their pleasant smell. But this is rapidly changing.

Several people try out alternative medicine for their conditions and if you are trying to fight cancer, here are some of the best essential oils you can use to combat the deadly disease, especially breast cancer:

  • Oregano
  • Peppermint
  • Thyme
  • Rosemary
  • Black Pepper
  • Cinnamon
  • Fennel
  • Cardamom
  • Frankincense

Out of all the essential oils listed above, frankincense is probably the most popular. This is because a few studies have been conducted to show that this particular essential oil is one of the effective solutions for cancer around. According to H.K. Lin, a doctor and an associate professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences, frankincense from the Boswellia plant can provide the following aids for cancer patients:

They're not called essential for no reason / PicHelp
They’re not called essential for no reason / PicHelp

1. It can induce tumor cells in the bladder, which means that it has the ability to target cancerous cells. It does so by killing them, but makes sure that the healthy cells are left alone.

2. This essential oil is considered to be effective for both cancer prevention and fighting breast cancers.

3. It can be also be used as a non-invasive treatment against skin cancers, including basal cell carcinoma. It is safe and painless as it does not involve the use of any surgical procedures.

4. When combined with sandalwood, frankincense can help kill cancer even though both natural remedies use a different kind of approach for cancer.

The researchers believe that this discovery can help revolutionize the way cancer is treated in many parts of the world, especially those countries where cancer research and cure are both elusive. Frankincense essential oils come from a process that the gum resins of the plant undergoes to, known as hydrodistillation.

What’s so great about the frankincense oil is that it is not only effective against breast cancer. There are other people who actually attest to its powers in fighting various types of cancers, including liver, bladder, brain, and lung cancers.