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Frontier Natural Products, Frankincense Tears, 16 oz (453 g)16 Reviews
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1.18 lbs (0.54 kg)
- Product Code: FRO-00565
- UPC Code: 089836005656
- Package Quantity: 16 oz (453 g)
- Dimensions: 4 x 8.8 x 2.2 in, 1 lbs (0.45 kg)
- Natural Products CO-OP
- Boswellia Papyrifera
In ancient times, frankincense was used by upper-class Egyptians to ward off foul odors, which were associated with evil. It is still burned as incense today but needs an outside heat source, such as incense charcoal, to burn. Frankincense is an oleo-gum-resin that seeps from the tree when the bark is injured or cut. The liquid solidifies on contact with air into globular chunks or "tears." When ground, frankincense powder quickly hardens again upon air exposure. The resinous, dry and balsamic aroma is a component of many perfumes.
Safety Guideline: For external use only. Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner.
iHerb Customer Reviews
This is an excellent product at an excellent price. I have purchased many different types of boswellia carterii, but am happiest with Frontier's, and am extremely happy with Iherb's price. A fair proportion of the pieces are reasonably large. I use it for an unusual purpose--I chew the tears. This is a common practice in the middle east--it's good for you and for your teeth. I will buy again.
I chew these morsels of frankincense, strong tasting at first like any tree resin, but now I love the taste. I chew it to help alleviate my asthma, and help maintain healthy gums.