Indigo Herbs is very happy to bring you this fine aromatic incense from the depths of India. This is some of the finest Frankincense Resin that can be found from responsible sources. All Boswellia sacra trees that are harvested for Indigo Herbs Pure Frankincense Resin are cared for so that they do not decline from over use from the harvesting of this precious aromatic. The most famous western reference to this incense comes from the Nativity scene and the gift of Frankincense made by one of the Magi to Jesus Christ.
There is a long and esteemed history of use toward this fine incense. Frankincense has been noted in several historical works the world over having been traded on the Arabian Peninsula and North Africa for about 5,000 years. One of the more famous ancient depictions dated from around 1458 BC can be found in the tomb of the Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut. A mural there shows sacks of Frankincense being traded from The Land of Punt to Egyptian traders. Other references to Frankincense come from the Hebrew Bible and also the works of the Greek historian Herodotus who noted the method used in Arabia for harvesting the resin from the Boswellia sacra trees. There is are also references to Frankincense being traded to China from ancient Chinese shipping logs and other writings.
Frankincence was traditionally used in many ancient cultures for ceremony, prayer, healing and ritual. Frankincence is said to help open the higher energy centres and facilitate meditation, prayer and connection. Pure Frankincense Resin is a natural and pure aromatic and can be used to create a sacred space with an uplifting and peaceful energy.