Frankincense resin / tears (organic)
Latin Name:Boswellia sacra
Country of Origin:Somalia
Growing Method:organic
Plant Part(s):Somalia

Frankincense and the oil produced from it has been known for its magical powers and its ability to improve communication with the creator in the Middle East for thousands of years before it was made a gift of to Christ by the Magi. There are over 52 references to it in the Bible. Egyptian records show a great many references to it including its use in cosmetics, perfumes and as an embalming agent. The harvest of gums and resins takes place during the dry season, as they are easily damaged by rain. A number of incisions are made into the bark, and the gum resins are allowed to ooze out and solidify for a few weeks. The harvesters then return to each tree to collect the resin. The resins are then transported to local villages where they are further dried in the shade.

Typical Preparations

In aromatherapy, frankincense is compatible with bergamot, cinnamon, clary sage, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemon, myrrh, neroli, orange, patchouli, pine, rose, sandalwood, tangerine, and ylang ylang.

Contraindications / Safety
  • Not for internal use. Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner.
  • We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

BULK PRICING: Price is per 10 g. To save on packaging, our herbs are sold in bulk and will arrive to you in a labelled paper bag. Now you may order as much or as little as you'd like!

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Product Number: 30137
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Customer Reviews

5 Stars


Bought for aromatherapy to use as a burning resin with charcoal. The smell is very woodsy and sweet… very pure and of high quality unlike others sold elsewhere that have perfume additives. Apothecary is my go to place for this.

from Airdrie - 6/19/2023

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