Frankincense: the potent, pure and prestigious oil


Frankincense, also called olibanum, is an aromatic resin obtained from trees in Somalia (more than 82% of the world’s supply), particularly the Boswellia sacra and Boswellia carterii trees. The English word “Frankincense” is derived from Old French “franc encens” meaning high quality incense. The resin is known as olibanum, in Arabic al-lubān meaning “that which […]

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