olibanum


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Related to olibanum: Boswellia, frankincense

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]

mastic tree

Chinese medicine
A deciduous tree, the resinous wood of which is analgesic, astringent, stimulates muscle growth and enhances circulation; it is used to treat abdominal and chest pain, abscesses, menstrual disorders, seizures and sexual dysfunction.

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]
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