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Frankincense, Oman Hougari Superior (Hojary)

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Frankincense, Omani Hougari Superior

Boswellia sacra

Origin: Oman
Form: Resin pieces of various sizes
Unit size: 1 ounce
Other names:  Olibanum, Frank Incense, Hojary, Hojari, Houjari, Houjary
Esoteric Uses: Banishing, consecration, protection, ritual fumigations, divination, exorcism
Esoteric Associations: Sun, Fire
Incense Aroma: An amazing and intense lemon-lime aroma - 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.

Hougari Frankincense is the highest grade of Frankincense available, second to none.  The pieces are very large, and the aroma is simply amazing, changing from very clear lemon to lime in the greener pieces.  The Hougari Superior is hand-picked Hougari pieces chosen for their size and color.  This Hougari Frankincense comes directly from Oman, the birthplace of Frankincense.  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. Very nice scent, very large pieces 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 25th Jun 2018

    Burns forever! It is a very subtle scent but lasts an extremely long time on an electric burner with very little melting. Will try crushing a tear next time to see if that makes more smoke. Lovely lemon scent.

  2. Excellent 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 20th Mar 2018

    I put one of the tears in boiling hot water and let sit overnight and drink it,and also chew on one tear and I feel a peaceful feeling throughout.I read the benefits of Frankincense and believe I am getting all of them w/ this one,I love it! Also It was a foggy day and was feeling a bit down and I put some w/ some myrrh on a spoon and lit a tea light and put it under the spoon and as it warmed up and I began to smell it all of the sudden my mood lifted and the depressed feeling I was feeling went away.

  3. Extended Rapture 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 13th Sep 2013

    Absolutely wonderful product. If you have a small burner you may need to break these larger incense into usable pieces. I really appreciate the longer burn time of these large hougari.

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