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The Treasure of “Frankincense” Buried in History

Frankincense, also called olibanum ┬áis an aromatic resin obtained from trees of the genus Boswellia, particularly Boswellia sacra, B. carteri, B. thurifera, B. frereana and B. bhaw-dajiana (Burseraceae). The English word is derived from Old French “franc encens” (i.e. high … Continue reading

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