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Learn more about the history, places, uses and medicinal knowledge on Frankincense.


Oman's Frankincense History

The History of Frankincense is one of astonishment and triumph. Frankincense otherwise known as Luban, Oilbanum and Boswellia, has been used in a variety of ways over the centuries. The Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, Israelites and numerous other cultures used frankincense as …



Sumhuram the ancient port for Frankincense and a UNESCO World Heritage site is located in Salalah - The Dhofar region of Oman. Dating back to 3rd century B.C -to 5th century A.D the area was inhabited by the Hadramites. Legendry Queen of Sheba has known to have …


 Benefits and Uses of Frankincense Oil

Frankincense Oil is used widely amongst aroma therapists as their favourite. It has a wonderful calming effect on the mind, body and soul. It also helps to create inner peace, while helping to sooth the respiratory and urinary tract and relieve pain associated with rheumatism and…


The Various Species of Frankincense

Frankincense is the small magical resin that has been used by some of the most elite people in history. Dating as far back as 5000 B.C, when it was discovered being used by the Sumhuram’s. The sticky resin that hardens on exposure to air is known to have many healing…


Threat of Existence

Recent articles mention that the frankincense tree (Boswellia Tree) is under threat and could be out of existent as early as the next 15 years. There are many reasons for this. In northern Ethiopia, more than 177,438 ha of B. papyrifera forests were destroyed in the last 20…