Frankincense Royal Hojari Resin – Boswellia sacra

$20.61

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Frankincense Royal Hojari (Boswellia sacra) is greenish in hue and considered by many, along with Black Hojari, to be one of the finest of all the Frankincense in the world - from the botanically named Boswellia sacra species of Oman from where this product originates (but also found in the Yemen and in Somalia). It is quite unique, much treasured and extremely rare and difficult to get hold of. Most of the production is snapped up by merchants - up to 95% and the remaining 5% generally goes to the largest and richest Parisian perfume houses.

Growing conditions vary significantly for the trees and in the case of this product the resin is produced naturally by the trees and not obtained by deliberate damage to the trees in cultivation. The growing conditions affect both tree development and resin produced. Trees in the narrow fog-laden zone where the desert meets Dhofar mountain range, a region known as the Nejd, grow extremely slowly and produce very high quality resin in large clumps. Not surprisingly, Omanis and other Gulf State Arabs consider this to be superior to all other resins produced in North and Northeast Africa, India, and Asia, and it is priced accordingly.

This resin is made up of roughly 65% gum, 30% resin and 4% essential oil. The crude resin of frankincense can be treated in one of two ways to produce liquid aromatics. The resin is soluble in chemical solvents and the essential oil can be steam distilled. The solvent extraction process produces a viscous, almost solid substance called resinoid. Resinoids are soluble in high-grade, odourless alcohols.

History of Frankincense Royal Hojari Resin:-

Frankincense has been used in perfumes & cosmetics for thousands of years. Today it is used as a fragrance component in soaps, cosmetics, perfumes, and incense.

Frankincense has been treasured for centuries and was burnt as the original incense to appease the gods. It was used by many cultures. It is botanically related to the tree that the essential oil myrrh is taken from.

The name for this resin likely comes from “incense of Franks” since it was reintroduced to Europe by Frankish Crusaders. Although it is better known as “frankincense" to westerners the resin is also known as olibanum, which is derived from the Arabic al-lubán ("the milk") a reference to the milky sap tapped from the Boswellia tree. Some have also postulated that the name comes from the Arabic term for "Oil of Lebanon" since Lebanon was the place where the resin was sold and traded with Europeans. Compare with Exodus 30 : 34, where it is clearly named levonah, meaning either "white" or "Lebanese" in Hebrew.

The lost city of Ubar, sometimes identified with Irem in what is now Oman, is believed to have been a centre of the frankincense trade along the recently rediscovered 'Incense Road'. Ubar was rediscovered in the early 1990s and is now under archaeological excavation.

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pure and genuine product , great as a tea


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