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GREEK HANDMADE FRANKINCENSE MADE WITH LOVE
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We are located in Greece-Thessaloniki, only some minutes from city center ,in a beautiful and inspiring environment where we produce the best frankincense in the market.
For those who do not know...
There are four main species of Boswellia which produce true frankincense and each type of resin is available in various grades. The grades depend on the time of harvesting, and the resin is hand sorted for quality.
Then we take the raw material and we produce frankincense of all qualities with name fragrances and colors!
WHAT IS FRANKINCENSE
Frankincense is used in perfumery and aromatherapy. It is also an ingredient that is sometimes used in skincare. The essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the dry resin.
Some of the smell of the frankincense smoke are products of pyrolysis.
Frankincense is used in many Christian churches including the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox and Catholic churches. According to the gospel of Matthew 2:11, gold, frankincense, and myrrh were among the gifts to Jesus by the biblical magi "from out of the East." The Judaic, Christian and Islamic faiths have all used frankincense mixed with oils to anoint newborn infants, initiates, and members entering into new phases of their spiritual lives.
SOME EXTRA KNOWLEDGE
Frankincense comes in many types, and its quality is based on color, purity, aroma, age, and shape.
Frankincense trees grow to about 20 ft. in height (8m) with branches often beginning near its base. The common Oman, Aden (Yemen), and Somalia species, B. sacra / B. carteri, produce small yellow-white colored flowers with five petals, while the African B. papyrifera and B. thurifera produce small pale-red flowers. Each are a favorite among bees and produce small fruits which are fed to livestock. But it's the trees' resin that's been treasured for thousands of years for its aromatic and medicinal uses.