Though frankincense and myrrh tend to bring up certain religious
connotations to the western mind, they have been in active use as
magical incenses, religious tools, and for their healing properties
since at least 1500bc.
Resin incenses are the top of the line in incense burning. Using incense
charcoal as a base you can release the intense fragrance of these fine
resin granules -- without the dilution or alteration of scent caused by a
burning base or fixatives typical in man-made stick or cone incense.
Frankincense is one of the most valuable substances of history, used for
meditation, protection, purification, and consecration by countless