For the past years, Boswellia, the source of frankincense, has played a role in the economic growth and technological advancement of the Arabian. Boswellia sacra is the plant frankincense tears comes from. Learn how to grow the Boswellia sacra plant and what the various uses for it are. Introduction by John Lavranos. The first book on the cultivation of Boswellia. Written by an expert in the field (The author owns his own nursery specializing the.

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Comments I tremendously enjoyed this article and I am wondering where I can obtain either saplings or seeds of the Boswellia Sacra, do you recall where you obtained yours from?

Herb Gardening Tips For Beginners. This resin is obtained by making a deep, longitudinal incision in the trunk of the tree.

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Click on the article to download the free PDF. Growing like mad and fun to watch. I also used plastic pots. Boswelllia young trees yield the best harvest, the older trees will also yield fluid which is more of a clear, glutinous fluid that resembles coral varnish. Account Options Sign in. It was the source for a cure of many diseases and purified worship halls across the globe.

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The resounding similarities of its use in medicine and incense make Bursera the Frankincense of the Americas. Cultivation of Boswellia 7. The cooler temperatures above freezing did not bother my plant — nor did the higher ones my greenhouse experienced during the summer months. This book is a guide to growing, cultivating, exhibiting and extracting the resin of these wondrous plants in an urban agriculture and for personal and commercial use.


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Follow Me On Instagram! It gives the reader scientific compilation of original descriptions of the nineteen species in their natural habitats, their historical perspectives, a process for hybridization, uses for holistic medicine, and what the future holds for these magical species of the ancient world.

Another modern day use of Frankincense is steam inhalation which is supposed to aid in relieving bronchitis and laryngitis. Accept Reject Read More. Richerson is a speaker, columnist and a blogger for boswelli of websites, magazines and newspapers. It is written to be a reference book containing all known species with their taxa, including descriptions, illustrations, photos of habitat and cultivated plants, with specificity to enable the reader to identify the species.

They come in packages of 5 seeds per package and cost 4 euros per package. I tremendously enjoyed this article and I am wondering where I can obtain either saplings or seeds of the Boswellia Sacra, do you recall where you obtained yours from? Boswelllia Book’s Mind Paperback Hardcover The species of the genus Commiphora have been known to various cultures for thousands of years and remain an important economic resource.

Learn how your comment data is processed. It has been an ageless natural commodity equal to gold and treasured as a sacred gift from the Gods. It is a reference book for botanists, growers and collectors with specificity of detailed habitat information and over color photographs that compliment the text and illustrate the diversity of the genus.

Og ordered boswellja from ons seeds bowsellia the Netherlands www. I keep it in full sun and mist it each morning with unclorinated water. The botanical name of this leafy forest tree kf Boswellia Thurifera, and it hails from the Burseraceae family.


Although Frankincense is a stimulant, it is seldom used internally anymore although at one time it was in great demand.

Their website provides recommended germination instructions. It was thought to be an antidote to Hemlock, as well as during the tenth century it was used for tumors, vomiting, ulcers, fevers, as well as dysentery.

We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Her blog – Exotic Gardening – is the ultimate website for the truly obsessed plant-a-holic! Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Thank you so much! Once air touches this juice, it hardens and the incision is deepened.

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B and T World Seeds is the only place I can think of. I noticed they did not grow much over the summer which I thought was odd, but I figured maybe they were just slow growers.

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The second time I ordered a larger one and potted my plant up in a pre-made cactus potting mix as soon as it arrived.