Sacred Scents from Mother Earth
Frankincense from Ethiopia - Boswellia papyrifera
Boswellia papyrifera is a popular variety due to it’s favorable price. It is especially well-liked by churches and retailers. Most people associate the typical scent of Frankincense with Boswellia papyrifera. Available in four grades.
Botanical name: Boswellia papyrifera
Place of Harvest: Ethiopia
Scent: Typical Frankincense aroma with
savory and sweet nuances
The frankincense tree Boswellia papyrifera can be found in Ethiopia, as well as Eritrea, Chad, Cameroon and Sudan. The distribution is even more wide-reaching, but the harvest is primarily sourced from these countries.
Due to its low price, this frankincense is very popular for further processing, particularly for use in burning mixtures and flavored frankincense (which we don’t offer because it’s always mixed with synthetic fragrances). Churches are generally interested in the Boswellia papyrifera variety.
We offer the Boswellia papyrifera from Ethiopia in 4 grades.
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