Boswellia Carterii var. thurifera
Properties and applications:
Cytophylactic - skin rejuvenation, improving scar tissue, mature skin
Vulnerary - healing cracked skin, excema, cuts and grazes
Respiratory Tonic - coughs, bronchitis, sinusitis, laryngitis, asthma, panic attachs
Antidepressant - anxiety, nervous tension, lack of confidence, low self esteem, depression
Menstrual Regulator - irregular or heavy periods
Part of plant used:
Resin colected from cuts in the bark of the tree
Excellent with citrus oils eg. Grapefruit and woody, floral and spicy oils.
No known contra-indications.
Fresh and sharp with warm resinous and sweet overtones.
A tall shrub with delicate leaves and papery bark.
One of the gifts of the three wise men to Jesus, the name means 'true incense'. It is used in the Ethiopian coffee ceremony and is burnt in churches throughout the world.