olibanum


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Related to olibanum: Boswellia, frankincense

olibanum

[ō′lib·ə·nəm]
(materials)
A gum resin distilled from the dried exudation of African and Arabian trees of the genus Boswellia ; used as a perfume, fixative, in incense, in fumigants, and in pharmacy. Also known as frankincense; gum thus.
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Their incense recipe is a closely guarded secret but includes Gum Olibanum -or frankincense -as its main ingredient.
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Frankincense, or olibanum, has been used as incense in religious ceremonies since ancient Egyptian times and it was once valued as highly as gold.