Connecting Heaven and Earth, the Black Hojari has large teardrops of dark Honey coloured resins, with an aroma of sweet and spicy tones. These resins are larger than normal size, and are naturally gelled with other grades, as it’s quite sticky and fresh.
It’s ideal for purifying the atmosphere, enhancing your senses, and grounding your connection whilst deepening meditation. It energises the air, bringing vitality and purification to your home and environment from negative energies.
Tip: Feeling Hot, Stuffy and Sweaty? Frankincense de- humidifies the air ... Making it easier for you to breath and enjoy the summer days - free your senses burn frankincense heart emoticon
How to Use:
Light a piece of charcoal using a pair of tongs.
Place hot charcoal on to a terracotta burner.
Add a piece of Frankincense on top of charcoal and enjoy the aroma!
Frankincense (‘Lubaan’ in Arabic) is an aromatic resin produced by a certain genus of trees grown mainly in Yemen, Somalia, and Oman, and is traditionally used in perfumes, incense and as a medicine. The resin is tapped and allowed to harden. It is most commonly very light yellow in colour and is discussed as one of the medicines used in the treatment of forgetfulness in the book ‘Healing with the Medicine of the Prophet by Ibn Qayyim al Jawziyyah’
Frankincense has many healing benefits. A natural herb that has been used for thousands of years has healed many people. Most of the many varied medicinal uses can be found in the 'Syriac Book of Medicine' which dates back in Alexandria c.4th -5th century. It has been used for nose-bleeding, headaches, ailments of the eyes and ears, gout, palsy, diarrhea, ailments affecting the voice and the lungs, coughing, catarrh, pleurisy, stomach pains, diseases of the liver, kidney and bladder complaints, hardness of the spleen, nausea, ailments of the anus and dysentery.*
Modern science now prove that Frankincense can also be used to treat Cancer cells. Diabetes, Arthritis Pain, Depression and mind illness leading to mental disorder.
With the variety of frankincense species from different regions, they all have numerous medical results. The burning of the resins, especially Boswellia Sacra has a magnificent effect on the mind body and soul. To live a healthy lifestyle one must be conscious of our actions, the food we eat, the words we speak, the balance of our daily chores, and the lifestyle we choose to live all have an effect on our health. Frankincense can really help with bringing one back to self-awareness.
*Frankincense & myrrh - Martin Watt & Wanda Sellar
All our Frankincense is ethically sourced from sustainable lands in the Dhofar region of Oman - Salalah.
100% Natural & Organic.
Hand picked and packed. No machines are used from the tapping process to the time it is packed. All the resins are hand sorted by colour and size so we have a wide variety of the resins. The resins are stored in hessian sacks to keep them in natural packaging. The grading process is a state of conscious meditation, and this is what makes our resins that little bit extra unique :)
Frankincense otherwise known as Luban, Oilbanum and Boswellia, has been used in a variety of ways over the centuries. The Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, Israelites, and numerous other cultures used frankincense as part of their religious ceremonies. Many ancient texts including the Old Testament make frequent mention of frankincense in a religious context and the origin of Frankincense can be traced back to the Arabian Peninsula. Because frankincense grows almost exclusively in Oman, it has been a vital part of the Omani culture for millennia.