Incense: Frankincense Resin

Price: $0.05

#Incense: #Frankincense aka Olibanum #Resin / Drops / Tears
Boswellia serrata resin/drops/tears cultivated and harvested in India. Burn this beautiful resin, also called tears or drops on #charcoal, or #infuse it in oil for a luxuriant, #meditative bath or massage.

Sold by the gram, $.0545/g. Please bring or order a bag.

You must order a minimum of 100g and order a bag or another suitable container (search JAR or BOTTLE on our website). You must allow us to package your bulk item in a container or bag that your item will fit in safely, and agree to pay any difference before you receive your item.

Description: The trunk of the frankincense tree exudes a sticky substance called resin. This resin is made up of roughly 65% gum, 30% resin and 4% essential oil. It can be harvested once the resin has hardened into crystals.

History: Frankincense has been used in perfumes & cosmetics for thousands of years. Today it remains a fragrance component in soaps, incense, and of course, cosmetics and perfumes.

How to use Frankincense resin:
~ Burn directly on a charcoal briquette as incense
~ Infuse 1 part frankincense tears in 4 parts almond or other vegetable oil on very low heat for several hours, strain and seal in a dark glass bottle. Use in place of oil in ointment, balms and perfumes.

Photo thanks to Peter Presslein, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

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