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Frankincense(50% abs/50% ethanol) / Fruity-Lemony, Resinous, Balsamic /$20.00 oz Boswellia carteri in 50% perfumer's alcohol

  • Product # 1378
  • Part Distilled resin
  • Growth Method wild harvest
  • Origin Somalia



Inside it is even as a bazaar. Surely thou shouldst have been with me. Across the narrow streets the gay lanterns of paper flutter like large butterflies. When the wind blows over the roofs they rise and fall as painted bubbles do. In front of their booths sit the merchants on silken carpets. They have straight black beards, and their turbans are covered with golden sequins, and long strings of amber and carved peach-stones glide through their cool fingers. Some of them sell galbanum and nard, and curious perfumes from the islands of the Indian Sea, and the thick oil of red roses, and myrrh and little nail-shaped cloves. When one stops to speak to them, they throw pinches of frankincense upon a charcoal brazier and make the air sweet. I saw a Syrian who held in his hands a thin rod like a reed. Grey threads of smoke came from it, and its odour as it burned was as the odour of the pink almond in spring. 
A House of Pomegranates, by Oscar Wilde


Frankincense Absolute 50%(50% absolute/50% ethanol) is a  light  amber colored slightly sticky liquid with a fine sweet, fruity-lemony, resinous bouquet with a delightful sweet balsamic undertone. For folks who love frankincense aromas, it is a lovely treasure.

In natural perfumery it is a valued for its fixative qualities and is used in colognes, sacred perfumes, incense bouquets, high class florals, Oriental accords, amber bases, spice blends

Frankincense/Olibanum absolute in ethanol has been created for perfumers who do not wish to go through the process of dissolved the solid crystaline mass of a pure frankincense absolute which is quite difficult to work with. Benzoin, Myrrh, and Galbanum absolutes in their pure forms are also solid plastic masses and hence a series of absolutes already dissolved in ethanol are now being offered.


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.