Gum Olibanum (Frankincense) – Siftings

Gum Olibanum (Frankincense) – Siftings

Family: Burseraceae
Genus: Boswellia
Country of Origin: Northern Africa

An aromatic (tree) resin used for incense, perfume, and aromatherapy.  Harvested by “tapping” the tree and thereby extracting the sap.  Quality determined by color, aroma, size, and purity.  A species of great Biblical significance.

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