Frankincense found in Roman burial sites across Britain

A team of archaeological scientists has uncovered the first evidence of frankincense (aromatic resin used in incense and perfumes) being used in Roman burial sites in Britain.

Dec 05, 2014, 13:58 PM IST

King Richard`s heart preserved in frankincense, mercury

Scientists have found that the heart of King Richard I, who ruled England in the 12th-Century, was preserved using mercury, mint and frankincense, among other sweet-smelling plants.

Mar 03, 2013, 17:29 PM IST

Frankincense may help cure asthma, arthritis

The resin from the trunk of Boswellia trees contains anti-inflammatory substances.

Jul 11, 2012, 09:28 AM IST

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