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    Olibanum or Frankincense essential oil

    A small shrub from around the Red Sea, which takes root in soil dominated by marble and limestone, it secretes a gum-resin that protects it from harsh weather conditions. The incision of its trunk makes it appear in the form of "tears", used in fumigation since the dawn of time to accompany religious ceremonies. Their distillation gives an essential oil with an incomparable aroma: full, sweet, balsamic and woody.

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    Quality Botanical family: Burseraceae Latin name: Boswellia sacra (Boswellia carterii) Other names: Incense tree, Olibanum, Somali tears Origin: Somalia Cultivation: Controlled organic agriculture - Certisys-BE1 control Distilled part: Aromatic resin Production process: Steam distillation Quality: 100% pure, natural and chemotyped Olfactory notes: resinous, woody, lemony Main constituents Monoterpenes: pinenes, alpha thujene (45%), limonene (6%), myrcene (5.6%), sabinene Sesquiterpenes: beta caryophyllene Monoterpenols Sesquiterpenols: viridiflorol (4%) Our opinion Frankincense-Olibanum essential oil is inseparable from Myrrh essential oil, the latter being, to simplify this family portrait to the extreme, its "feminine" counterpart. Precautions for use Not recommended for the first three months of pregnancy and for children under 3 years of age Very well tolerated: no significant risk at physiological doses Not recommended for olfactory use in psychotic patients Internal use is not indicated Dermal, possible irritation, dilute Avoid contact with the eyes Keep out of reach of children

    Skin type
    Dry skin
    Wrinkles & fine lines
    Olfactory notes
    Warm, balsamic
    Slow cosmétique label