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Frankincense Resin, history and how to burn

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Frankincense Resin, history and how to burn

Frankincense, also known as olibanum, is an aromatic resin used in incense and perfumes, obtained from the trees of the genus Boswellia. The word is from the Old French “franc encens” meaning “high quality incense”. Frankincense is tapped from these trees by striping and letting the exuded resin bleed out and harden. The hardened streaks of resin are called tears. Several species and varieties of frankincense trees each produce a slightly different type of resin.Frankincense has been traded on the Arabian Peninsula for more than 6000 years. It received also numerous mentions in the New Testament. It was one one...

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