Frankincense has a "magical" reputation - especially in the Middle East - believed to enhance communication.
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Frankincense has a "magical" reputation - especially in the Middle East - believed to enhance communication. There are over 52 references to it in the Bible. In Ayurvedic medicine, Frankincense has been used for arthritis, rheumatism, bronchitis, asthma, dysentery, diarrhoea, jaundice, inflammatory skin diseases and ulcers. Actions include: anti-inflammatory, expectorant, diuretic, analgesic, antibiotic, antifungal, anti-arthritic. Frankincense has a pleasant, sweet and woody odor. The powder comes from the hardened oleo resin of the Bosweillia tree, and is frequently used in perfumes, incense, insect repellent and medicine. Can be used topically to heal wounds. Has also been added to coffee to increase stimulant effects and memory.
|Botanical Name||Boswellia carterii|
|Country of Origin||Oman/Ethiopia|
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