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Frankincense (Boswellia sacra)

What is Frankincense?

Frankincense has been traded on the Arabian Peninsula and in North Africa for more than 5000 years. The Greek historian Herodotus was familiar with frankincense and knew it was harvested from trees in southern Arabia. Southern Arabia was a major exporter of frankincense in ancient times, with some of it being traded as far as China.

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Aroma

Balsamic and sweet

Plant Properties

Anti-septic, disinfectant, astringent, carminative, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, digestive, diuretic, emenagogue, expectorant, sedative, tonic, and vulnerary.

Benefits

Sedative, heals and protects skin, relieves pain with arthritis, eliminates germs, strengthens gums, improves digestion, promotes regeneration of healthy cells, helps PMS symptoms, relieves cough, relieves body pain, and helps the body absorb nutrients

Blends with:

Cinnamon, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, orange, patchouli, pine, rose geranium and ylang ylang

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