olibanum oil


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olibanum oil

[ō′lib·ə·nəm ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Colorless oil with balsamic aroma; distilled from olibanum; soluble in ether, chloroform, and carbon disulfide; main components are pinene, phellandrene, and dipentene; used in medicine. Also known as frankincense oil.
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