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Frankincense/Olibanum

  • Somaliland
  • Conventional
  • Essential oil

Boswellia carterii

Commercial name: Essential Oil of Frankincense Carteri
Botanical name: Boswellia carterii
Origin: Somaliland
Processing method: Distillation of the resin.

INCI name: Boswellia Carterii Oil
EINECS-CAS: 89957-98-2
Alternative CAS: 8016-36-2
EC: 289-620-2

Odour: Characteristic, woody, spicy, balsamic.
Appearance: Colourless to pale yellow liquid.

Relative density (20°C): 0.860 to 0.890
Refractive index (20°C): 1.465 to 1.482
Optical rotation (20°C): -15° to +35°
Flash point: 35°C

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