Frankincense Resin Tears 16 OZ Egyptian

Frankincense Resin Tears 16 OZ Egyptian

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Frankincense Resin Tears 16 Oz

 Boswellia carteri

Product of Egypt

 Used as an addition to soaps,incenses, and burned on charcoal.

Botanical Name: Boswellia carteri 

Origin: Africa Processing Notes: Frankincense is harvested from the Boswellia carterii tree, native to the Middle East, and Eastern Africa. Its name is derived from the Old French franc encens, meaning pure incense or literally "free lighting". Collection begins by incising the tree bark with a mengaff, a scalpel-like tool. Just beneath the bark is an oleogumresin and water mixture which exudes from the incision. This liquid mixture forms globules or tears as the water portion evaporates in the hot sun, which takes approximately 14 days. The wound is refreshed and the process is repeated. Only on the third repetition is high quality frankincense of adequate consistency produced. The trees are rested every 5-6 years to insure their viability, and to preserve the livelihood of the collectors. Kosher: KSA Certified Common Name: Frankincense Plant Part: Gum Resin Form: Tears 

Shipped in a light blocking blue plastic bag for economy with a twist tie with minimal packing material for shipping. Place your herbs in an airtight jar and store in a cool dark place such as a cabinet and your herbs will last for several years!

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