What is olibanum?
Gum Olibanum is a tree from the Burseraceae family with the scientific name of Boswellia Sacra Flueck.
Characteristics of olibanum tree
It is a short tree 2 to 8 m high with the oddly-pinnate compound leaves consisting of 7 to 15 leaflets; the serrated leaflets resembling oak leaves; the small and yellowish white flowers in axillary racemes; and the fruits are 1 cm long.
Characteristics of gum olibanum
By scraping the olibanum tree, a white resin called olibanum is exuded.
The latex of this plant hardens in contact with the air and is marketed as gum olibanum.
This gum is dry and fragrant and has an astringent and bitter taste. There are two types of gum olibanum supplied in the international trade:
- Gum imported from Africa
The gum is in the form of round teardrop-shaped pieces in the size of a chestnut; it is ground under the teeth and is like wax if broken.
- Gum olibanum imported from India
This type of olibanum is cloth-shaped and larger than the African olibanum; its color is yellow, it tastes like pine resin gum and is very fragrant.
Chemical compounds of gum olibanum
This plant contains boswellic acid, mucilage, olibanoresin, essential oil, resin, phellandrene, pinene and dipentene and 25% alcohol-insoluble gum including arabin and bassorin.
Exuded dried resin of plant
- This plant grows in India, Iran, Yemen and Africa.
- Medicinal-therapeutic properties of gum olibanum
- Environmental disinfection
- Treatment of depression and anxiety
- Treatment of skin irritation
- Prevent bleeding
- Control uterine bleeding
- Treatment of neurological diseases
- Treatment of eye inflammation
- Relieve cough
- Improve memory
- Breath freshener
- Treat diarrhea and vomiting
- Treat amnesia
How to use olibanum
Beat some amount of olibanum, dissolve in a glass of water and drink or use as the chewing gum.
Note: Please consult your physician before using olibanum for the disease treatment.
Maleki Commercial Company: largest exporter of olibanum
Maleki Commercial Company is the largest direct exporter of olibanum in Iran and Asia. Maleki Commercial Company exports the best quality of this plant according to the customer needs in the form of EXW, FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP, FOB, FAC, CFR, CIF.
Gum Olibanum supplier in Iran
Maleki Commercial Company exports the best quality of gum olibanum according to the customer needs in the form of EXW, FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP, FOB, FAC, CFR, CIF.
Global export of olibanum
Maleki Commercial Company is the global exporter of olibanum with the highest active ingredients and the best quality and price among all companies exporting this plant. This holding company has achieved great success in exporting this plant species to various countries without intermediaries.
If you need this high-quality export species, you can confidently get the best quality from Maleki Commercial Company with safe and standard packaging.
Olibanum price in Iran
Maleki Commercial Company exports the best quality of gum olibanum under the Elisso Sky brand to Europe, Asia, and the United States, and has gained many customers’ satisfaction.