Rebekah Gamble posted an update 2 years, 11 months ago
Why yes, indeed, that is one of my favorite plants and though there is no plant I use every one of the 365 days of the year (as this is unwise in herbal medicine), I definitely use this one more of those days than not. I chew and eat the gum, I make tea from it, I burn the resin, and I use the essential oil regularly.
I’m planning another trip to London, probably for September of this year. I had a fantastic experience there last time with some frankincense gurus. We spent long hours talking about health, politics, plants, spirituality, and Ramadan. When you’re willing, people are so anxious to share the things precious to their hearts. For these folks, it’s meditation, Islam, and their favorite tree- something we had in common!
Here’s the 20 or so minute video of some of our conversation as the fellow showed me his goods with the frankincense resin. Enjoy!