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Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense Essential Oil

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Botanical name: Boswellia spp.

Other names: Frankincense, Olibanum

Family: Burseraceae

Parts used: Resin

Immerse yourself in the timeless allure of Frankincense, a prized aromatic resin sourced from the Boswellia genus of trees. Available for purchase in the UK with worldwide shipping, our Frankincense products offer a unique experience of history, wellness, and spiritual enrichment.

Frankincense is derived from a number of Boswellia species including B. sacra (Hojary or Beeyo), B. carterii, B. frereana (Coptic resin or Maydi), B. papyrifera (Sudanese Frankincense), and B. serrata (B. thurifera, Indian Frankincense or Salai). Harvested as naturally exuding or intentionally cut 'tears' from the bark, this translucent sap hardens into distinct, teardrop-shaped lumps bearing a signature yellowish tint.

The premium 'green' or 'royal' resins, with their lighter colour, are revered for their superior therapeutic properties, as well as for use in incense. Darker resins, while primarily used for incense, also provide an aromatic experience marked by a balsamic lemon scent, featuring pine undertones, unique to each variety.

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