Botanical name Boswellia Serrata
Origin Middle East and North Africa
Note Base
Olfaction Spicy
Part Resin
Extraction method Steam distillation

Frankincense, derived from the Boswellia Serrata tree, has held a place of reverence in various cultures for thousands of years. Native to the arid regions of the Middle East and North Africa, this tree produces a rich, aromatic resin that has been utilized not only for religious and spiritual ceremonies but also in traditional medicine. The sap is harvested by making careful incisions in the bark, which then allows the milky-white resin to ooze out and harden upon exposure to the air.

The scent of Frankincense is truly captivating—deeply woody, with subtle hints of citrus and a touch of spice. As a base note, it lends depth and grounding to many aromatic blends, making it a favorite among perfumers and aromatherapists. But Frankincense's allure isn't just in its scent. Its potential therapeutic properties, including anti-inflammatory and calming effects, have made it a sought-after ingredient in skincare and holistic wellness practices.

Used in everything from incense burners to essential oils, Frankincense has an enduring appeal. It's a testament to its rich history and the multifaceted benefits it offers to the mind, body, and spirit.

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