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A remarkable specimen of the frankincense tree (Boswellia sp.) grips the edge of a rock on the island of Socotra. The aromatic resin of these trees is much sought after for the production of incense, perfume and pharmaceuticals. The boswellic acids contained in the resin show promise as a treatment for asthma and other inflammatory conditions. | +

Frankincense tree in Wadi Dawkah - Oman • Omani frankincense, which is considered to be the finest quality in the world, is still much in demand in many countries.

from The Paleo Mama

Kids and Essential Oils

Now that many of you have become avid users of essential oils, I'm sure that one of the questions you've had--as did I--is centered on how and if to use essential oils with your children.

from MadeOn Skin Care Products - Hard Lotion for Dry Skin

The Gift of Frankincense