Volume 9 (2022) - Issue 9, September
The Boswellia serrata word frankincense is derived from the Old French word frauk-encens and it means the true, authentic, pure, or “free lighting” incense. The specific name, serrata, comes from serra (a saw), referring to the toothed leaf margins. It belongs to family Burseraceae. This precious plant is mainly popular in dry mountainous regions of India, Northern Africa and Middle East. It m...