The Frankincense tree originates from the Middle East, and is small with abundant pinnacle leaves. The flowers are white or pale pink.
Botanical Name: Boswellia Serrata
Plant Part: Resin
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Colour: Pale yellow
Aromatic Scent: Frankincense has a woody, spicy, haunting smell. It is slightly camphoric, but is regarded as more pleasant.
Blends Well With: Basil, bergamot, cardamom, cedarwood, chamomile, cinnamon, clary sage, coriander, geranium, ginger essential oils.
History: Frankincense is from the French word 'Franc' meaning luxuriant or it could be real incense. Also known as Olibanum, Frankincense was used by the ancient Egyptians as an offering to the gods and as a rejuvenating facemask.
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