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Frankincense, Maydi

  • Frankincense, Maydi
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$6.50
SKU:
INC-0160
Weight:
0.08 LBS
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Product Description

Frankincense, Maydi

Boswellia carteri

Origin: Somalia
Form: Resin pieces and powder
Unit size: 1 ounce
Other names: Olibanum, Frank Incense, Mahdi, Madhi, Maydhi
Esoteric Uses: Banishing, consecration, protection, ritual fumigations, divination, exorcism
Esoteric Associations: Sun, Fire
Incense Aroma: A bright, lemon-spice with a hint of pine or musk unique to Maydi. Amazing - very high quality.

Frankincense is similar to Olibanum, but is usually differentiated from it by a distinct lemon aroma, as opposed to the Olibanum's orange aroma. Frankincense is called for in many ancient and medieval recipes, and is the most commonly found ingredient in incense blends. The Kohl substance that ancient Egyptian women used to darken the area around the eyes with was made of charred Frankincense or Olibanum sometimes mixed with other resins and herbs.

Frankincense is a bitter, strong smelling and warming herb with nervine, antiseptic, expectorant and decongestant properties. Frankincense is stimulant, but seldom used now internally, though formerly was in great repute . Pliny mentions it as an antidote to hemlock. Avicenna (tenth century) recommends it for tumors, ulcers, vomiting, dysentery and fevers. In China it is used for leprosy.

Maydi Frankincense is a very high grade of Frankincense, with some people preferring it even to Hougari.

This Frankincense is the same as Ethiopian Frankincense Select but in a smaller tear form.  For information on the difference between Frankincense and Olibanum please see our Frankincense v.s. Olibanum page.

Any information on this web site is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for the advice provided by your physician or other healthcare professional. You should not use the information on this web site for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication or other treatment.


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  1. Maydi The king of all frankincense 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 9th Jul 2017

    It is truly the king of all frankincense. My wife smokes it in a charcoal burner and it fills the home with sweet smelling frankincense.


  2. You haven't smelled frankincense... 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 16th Jun 2016

    Hands down the nicest frankincense I have ever experienced. Maybe not the smartest choice considering that I purchased it to be a part of a complex compound.


  3. BEST Francinsence 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 14th May 2015

    I've purchased a different frankincense from soma and finally found the one that is amazing. Beautiful smell deep and rich I'm very happy with it.


  4. I´m agreed, it´s not a typical frankincense 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 25th Jan 2015

    It is a sweet incense; I find it nice, friendly, gentle, with hints of lemon and a little bit as pine-mint.

    I recommend using natural charcoal as Bamboocha for good incense like this; the smell is more pure.

    By the way, I forgot to say that somaluna I found a very good shop with an incredible amount of fragrances.

    About In two weeks my order arrived to Spain.

    I think that is very good


  5. not a typical frankincense 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 30th May 2014

    Its not a typical frankincense. It has a sweet and intensive aroma. Its very nice.


  6. Midday treat... 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 20th May 2014

    I enjoy the Maydi Frankincense during my midday brake. Its a bit of a ritual after lunch. I sit back and relax, place some granules of Maydi on the electric heater, and enjoy the slow release of that bright aroma. A wonderful way to revitalize and begin the second half of the day.



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