Frankincense, also called olibanum, is an aromatic resin used in incense and perfumes. This resin, or gum, also contains the primary active components, boswellic acids, used in modern herbal preparations. These compounds are prized for skin health as well as easing body aches and pains. Frankincense is used as a respiratory aid and has been used since ancient times for meditation. Uses include protecting, grounding and purifying the energetic body.
Latin Name: Boswellia carteri
Cultivation, Origin: Organic, Somalia
Shelf Life: 3 – 4 years