Botanical Name: Boswellia carterii Botanical Family: Burseraceae Olfactive Family: Ambery/Vanillic Country of Origin: Somalia Source:Oleo-gum-resin from bark Odour: Fresh, terpeney and diffusive Colour:Pale lemon Crop: January to December Process: Steam distillation
General Description:There is so much information about this tree that there are several book writers about it, the most recent one by Sellar & Watt. It has a prolific history of use, particularly in the Middle East. It was one of the original ingredients of Kyphi, the special aromatic used by the Ancient Egyptians. The Female Pharaoh Hatshepsut sent an expedition to the land of Punt to collect small trees which she planted in a huge garden in front of the Mortuary Temple at Deir el Bahri on the West Bank. Used for thousands of years as a religious incense and is still used today in many churches
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