P.A.T Gum Olibanum is an aromatic resin derived from trees and is commonly utilized in various applications such as incense, perfume, and aromatherapy. The resin is obtained through a process known as "tapping," which involves extracting the hardened sap from the trees. The quality of gum olibanum is assessed based on factors like color, aroma, size, and purity. Applications for gum olibanum are diverse and include incense, religious fumigation, flavors, and fragrances. It is a common ingredient in incense formulations, contributing to the aromatic profile of the incense, and is used in religious practices for fumigation purposes, adding a fragrant element to ceremonial rituals.

INCI Name: Olibanum

Fragrance Family: Woody

Functions: Fragrance

Fragrance: Frankincense

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ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Total Ash Contentmax. 1.5%-
Moisture Contentmax. 2.4%-
Puritymin. 99.8%-

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Grade 1 & 2 blended (30% / 70%): Commonly used for high quality oil extraction.
Grade 3: Also known as pearls. Best for high quality incense.
Grade 4: Includes foreign matter (primarily tree bark).