Frankincense serrata Essential Oil (Boswellia serrata)


Frankincense Serrata may also be referred to as Indian frankincense, salai guggul, or shallaki. It is typically processed using steam or hydro distillation as a method for extracting oil from the gum/resin.

Essential Facts

  • Aroma Description:

    Balsamic Exotic Fresh Resinous Slightly sweet Warm

  • Common Name(s): Indian frankincense, salai guggul, or shallaki
  • Synonyms(s) for Boswellia serrata: Boswellia glabra, Boswellia serrata var. glabra, Boswellia thurifera, Chloroxylon dupada, Libanotus asiaticus, Libanus thuriferus

  • Botanical Family: Burseraceae
  • Botanical Genus: Boswellia
  • Chemical Family: Monoterpenes
  • Indigenous Country: India
  • Cultivation: Wild Harvested
  • Processing Methods: Steam or Hydro Distillation
  • Part Typically Used: Gum/Resin
  • Shelf Life: 4 years
  • Wild Harvested Wild Harvested
  • Vegan Vegan