Definitions for "Frankincense"
A fragrant, aromatic resin, or gum resin, burned as an incense in religious rites or for medicinal fumigation. The best kinds now come from East Indian trees, of the genus Boswellia; a commoner sort, from the Norway spruce (Abies excelsa) and other coniferous trees. The frankincense of the ancient Jews is still unidentified.
Frankincense has been used in spiritual pursuits for more than 3000 years. Its aroma is known to reduce stress, calm the physical body and awaken higher consciousness. It is ideal to use for meditation.
Fresh, woody, balsamic, slightly spicy and fruity. Frankincense has an ancient history and was one of the ingredients in the perfume of the sanctuary. It is most famous for being the incense given to the Christ Child. This is pure Frankincense oil not to be confused with Olibanum. Benefits: Conditions dry and mature skin.
(Origin Somalia) - Steam distilled from the oleoresin resulting in a sweet, balsamic aroma. Traditionally used for anxiety, asthma, blemishes, scars and for wrinkles. Reputed to an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antidepressent, astringent, and a sedative. For centuries it has been used in various religions during high mass ceremonies due to its ability to promote a medative state. Also has been known to be an aphrodisiac.
As A Treatment"...It is excellent for use with stress-related conditions and anxiety, due to its ability to have a calming effect on the nervous system..."
A small shrub with white or pale pink flowers. Properties: Antiseptic, astringent, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, diuretic, expectorant, sedative, tonic, uterine, vulnerary.
Keywords:  tagetes
Keywords:  valuable, spice
valuable spice