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o·lib·a·num

(ō-lib'ă-nŭm),
A gum resin from several trees of the genus Boswellia (family Burseraceae); used as a stimulant expectorant in bronchitis, for fumigations, and as incense.
Synonym(s): frankincense, thus
[Ar. al, the, + lubān, frankincense]

frankincense

(frăng′kĭn-sĕns′)
n.
An aromatic gum resin obtained from African and Asian trees of the genus Boswellia, used as incense and in perfumes.

frankincense

Fringe medicine
A flower essence that is believed to calm the nerves and enhance meditation.

o·lib·a·num

(ō-lib'ă-nŭm)
A gum resin from several trees of the genus Boswellia (family Burseraceae); used as a stimulant expectorant in bronchitis, for fumigations, and as incense.
Synonym(s): frankincense, thus.
[Ar. al, the, + lubān, frankincense]

frankincense,

n See boswellia.
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Frankincense is obtained by tapping various species of Boswellia, a tree that grows in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian peninsula.
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The origins of frankincense have fascinated mankind and its scent tantalised the senses from time immemorial.
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Filled with easy-to-use references and easy-to-understand technical information, the book looks at the use of incense in health and medicine, a history of its use in a variety of countries and cultures, and various types of raw incense, including frankincense, myrrh, sage, copal, sandalwood, and agarwood.
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