Frankincense tree, or olibanum

Popular names: smoking resin, incense.

Pharmacy name: resin obtained by tapping the bark – Olibanum.

Botanical description. A small tree that impresses with its suppressed growth and resembles small fruit trees. It grows in Somalia, Egypt, South Arabia.

Active ingredients: resin, gums, essential oil, bitterness, mucus.

Application. Olibanum is sometimes still used as an ingredient in products for constipation resulting from biliary insufficiency.

Burser – Burseraccae.

Popular names: smoking resin, incense.

Pharmacy name: resin obtained by tapping the bark – Olibanum.

Botanical description. A small tree that impresses with its suppressed growth and resembles small fruit trees. It grows in Somalia, Egypt, South Arabia.

Active ingredients: resin, gums, essential oil, bitterness, mucus.

Application. Olibanum is sometimes still used as an ingredient in products for constipation resulting from biliary insufficiency.

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