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Andy Newman in his NYT article entitled “Frankincense and Mirth” (July 17, 2008) captures some of the qualities and varied uses of Frankincense (AKA Gum Olibanum, the natural gum exudate from the Boswellia species of trees) in modern times. Frankincense is primarily sourced from the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan), Egypt, and India. Frankincense use dates back to Biblical times and is often cited in the Bible. Newman cites …