Frankincense (Boswellia serrata) is from the French word ‘Franc’ meaning ‘luxuriant’ also translated as ‘real incense’.
Since ancient times the clean, fresh, balsamic fragrance of Frankincense has been utilized to as perfume – the very word perfume derives from the Latin ‘par fumer’ – through the (incense) smoke, a direct reference as to the origin of the practice of perfuming. Clothes were fumigated, not only to give them a pleasant smell but also to cleanse them. Perfuming is a cleansing practice.
Each piece carries a unique aroma which ranges from warm spicy to delicate sweetness.
It comes in a variety of medium sized pieces.
Used around the house or work space to create a Healthy, Clean and Productive environment.
Amongst its various benefits, Frankincense is widely used for inducing relaxation and promoting positive thinking
Traditionally and best burnt on charcoal discs in a solid heat-proof holder. Once the charcoal is lit you can spoon the resin on in small amounts. Don’t leave unattended.