Boswellia Serrata Pieces

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Boswellia serrata is a shrubby tree native to the Middle East that yields a resin commonly known as Indian frankincense.

The dried resin "tears" are burned over charcoal like incense.

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approximate cups to one pound5
active compoundsgum, terpenoids and essential oils from the gum oleoresin. terpenoids contain boswellic acids, the active constituents in boswellia
plant part usedgum resin
processingcut & sifted
why buy boswellia serrata?boswellia serrata is wonderfully fragrant

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in a sealed container away from heat, direct light and moisture.
appearance & aromaResembles small “tears” and is highly fragrant.


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cosmeticBoswellia serrata is used to scent soaps, lotions and other cosmetics.
aromaticImparts a warm, woody and exotic aroma to incense and potpourri blends.
industrialImparts a warm, woody and exotic aroma to incense and potpourri blends.
safetyBoswellia serrata is used in the perfumery and cosmetics industry. It is also used in over-the-counter anti-inflammatory gels.

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[ frankincense ]


Pair with frankincense resin tears and burn over charcoals as incense.

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[ orris root ]

Combine with orris root to preserve scent in potpourri mixtures and body powders.

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usage profile

boswellia serrata

Outside of Ayurveda, this herb is not used internally.


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Background: Gummy exudates from boswellia along with other gum resins. 

Description: In the arid mountains of India, Boswellia grows into a large tree with branches. The trunk of the tree produces a gummy substance called oleoresin when tapped. This substance is then purified and the extract is used for herbal medicines.

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