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Boswellia sacra, frankincense

Botanical names: Boswellia sacra, Boswellia bhaw-dajiana, Boswellia bhaw-dajiana var. serrulata, Boswellia carteri, Boswellia carteri var. subintegra, Boswellia carteri var. undulatocrenata, Boswellia undulatocrenata
Common names
English: frankincense, olibanum-tree
Spanish: árbol del incienso
French: arbre à encens
German: Somalischer Weihrauch, Arabischer Weihrauch
Active constituents: essential oil, resin acid (boswellic acid), mucilage

Boswellia sacra, frankincense
Boswellia sacra, frankincense
illustration from Koehler's medicinal plants

frankincense, olibanum
frankincense, olibanum
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