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Frankincense essential oil (Somalia) / Resinous, Terpenic w/ Balsamic undertone / $30 oz Boswellia carteri

  • Product # 1188
  • Part Distilled oleogum resin
  • Process steam distilled
  • Growth Method wild harvest
  • Origin Somalia

And so he would now study perfumes and the secrets of their manufacture, distilling heavily scented oils and burning odorous gums from the East. He saw that there was no mood of the mind that had not its counterpart in the sensuous life, and set himself to discover their true relations, wondering what there was in frankincense that made one mystical, and in ambergris that stirred one's passions, and in violets that woke the memory of dead romances, and in musk that troubled the brain, and in champak that stained the imagination; and seeking often to elaborate a real psychology of perfumes, and to estimate the several influences of sweet-smelling roots and scented, pollen-laden flowers; of aromatic balms and of dark and fragrant woods; of spikenard, that sickens; of hovenia, that makes men mad; and of aloes, that are said to be able to expel melancholy from the soul.
Oscar Wilde-Picture of Dorian Grey

Somalian frankincense essential oil (Boswellia carterii) is a colorless to pale yellow liquid displaying a fresh, sweet resinous-terpenic bouquet with a delightful sweet, balsamic undertone

In natural perfumery used in sacred perfumes, incense bouquets,  Oriental bouquets, resinous accord, colognes, high class florals, amber accords

"It gives delightful effects in citrus colognes where it modifies the sweetness of bergamot and orange oils. A similar efferct is obtained in rather difficult 'fresh' perfume notes such as verbena, citrus etc where olibanum and citral form useful bases for further modifying work. Olibanum oil in itself is a base for all the 'incense' or 'olibanum' type perfumes and specialities and it is an important ingredient in many Oriental bases, ambres, 'powder' type perfumes, floral perfumes, citrus colognes, spice blends, violet perfumes, 'men's fragrances, etc" Steffen Arctander


Blends agarwood eo and co2; ambrette seed eo, co2 and abs: amber sweet melange; apple melange; anise star eo and co2; artermisia white sage brush eo; basil eo and abs; bergamot eo; cassie abs; cedarwood eo's and abs's;  cinnamon bark eo, co2 and abs; cistus eo and abs; mimosa abs; citron eo; coriander eo; curry leaf eo; cypress eo and abs; deertongue/liatrix absolute; eaglewood eo; elemi eo and abs; erigeron eo; eucalyptus eo's; fenugreek eo, co2 an abs; fir eo's and abs's; galangal eo; galbanum eo, co2 and abs; geranium eo and abs; ginger eo, co2 and abs; hay abs; hiba eo; hinoki eo; helichyrsum eo; jasmine abs and ruh; kewda ruh; juniperberry eo and co2; labdanum eo and abs; lemon eo; lime eo; lovage eo and abs; litsea cubeba eo; lemon balm eo and abs; mandarin eo; mastic eo and abs; myrrh eo, co2 and abs; neroli eo; opoponax eo and abs; orange eo; orange bitter eo;  orange blossom abs;  osmanthus abs; pepper eo and co2; pine eo and abs; poplar bud abs; frangipani abs; rose eo and abs; rosemary eo and abs; sage eo and co2; sandalwood eo, co2 an abs; siamwood eo; styrax eo and abs; spruce eo and abs; tolu balsam abs; tonka bean abs; tuberose abs; tumeric eo and co2; vanilla abs; vetiver eo, co2 and abs; ylang eo and abs




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Note: Limit 10 samples per order.