FRANKINCENSE

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Frankincense Essential Oil- Quantity- 10 ml 

Botanical name- Boswellia serrata

Family- Burseraceae

Source -Resin

Origin- India

 Processing Method- Steam Distillation

 Color/Consistency- Colorless to pale yellow liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma- A base note with a medium aroma, Frankincense Essential Oil has a warm and spicy, woody odor that is haunting.

 

Product Abstract -Frankincense originates from a small scraggly but hardy tree indigenous to the Middle East, which is small with abundant pinnacle leaves and white or pale pink flowers. The resin begins as a fragrant sticky milky-white liquid that flows from the trunk of the tree when cut. The dried tears are collected, and the resin is then distilled, producing the precious oil. The resin is known as olibanum, derived from the Arabic al-luban or 'that which results from milking', referring to the milky sap. It is used as incense, and has been traded for 5,000 years. Widely used in ancient Egypt, it was one of the ingredients used in the holy oil described in the Talmud. Frankincense was brought back to Europe by Frankish Crusaders (Frank-incense), and the oil is still highly prized today in the perfumery industry, and widely used in the manufacturing of skin-care products.

 

Harvesting/Extraction Information

The Essential oil of frankincense is produced by steam distillation of the tree resin. The oil's chemical components are 75% monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes, monoterpenoles, sesquiterpenols and ketones. It has a good balsamic sweet fragrance, while the Indian frankincense oil has a very fresh smell. Contrary to what some commercial entities claim, steam or hydro distilled frankincense oils do not contain boswellic acids (triterpenoids), although may be present in trace quantities in the solvent extracted products



Technical Analysis-

 

 a-Thujene 19.2%

 a-Pinene 16.7%

Terpinen-4-ol 12.5%

 p-Cymene 9.5%

d-3-Carene 3.7%

Sabinene 2.9%

(E)-Verbenol 2.6%

 (þ)-Limonene 2.2%

 b-Thujone 1.8%

 a-Terpineol 1.4%

p-Cymen-8-ol 1.2%

(Z)-Sabinol 1.1%

 b-Pinene 1.1%

Verbenone 1.0%

 

May be harmful by inhalation or if swallowed.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Ask for advice if you are pregnant.
Not suitable for infants.
Store dry and cool.
Keep out of reach of children and animals.
For external use only.


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