Olibanum is also called frankincense. The name is derived from the old French term, “franc encens”, meaning high quality incense. Frankincense is the resin of the Boswellia Carterii tree. It has a woody, fresh and slightly fruity aroma.
Our Olibanum Resinoid is renowned for its superior quality and purity. It is ideal for use as a :
- Fixative in perfumes, perfume compounds, incense sticks
- Aromatherapy products
The resin is one of the earliest materials to have been used as a perfume. This incense has been an essential part of religious ceremonies in ancient civilizations. It was believed to purify the air and calm the environment. Frankincense has been traded on the Arabian Peninsula and in North Africa for more than 5000 years. The Boswellia Carterii tree became highly valued over the centuries.