Throughout History, Royal hojari Frankincense Resin has been one of the most sought after incense, compare to gold at some point. it has been mentioned in many religious texts and scriptures and is used in many spiritual, and medicinal ways. The earliest records mentioning frankincense date back to ancient egypt in 1500 B.C with the use of treating throat infections and asthmatic attacks. It is heavily used in the main three abrahamic religions and are used to treat physically and spiritually.
Judaism and Frankincense
Not many records are found about how Frankincense impacted ancient Judaism, but it has been mentioned in the book of exodus that when God spoke to Moses [peace be upon him], he told him to "Take unto yourself sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum; these sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be a like weight: And you shall make it a perfume, a confection after the art of the apothecary, tempered together [salted], pure and holy", in which we can conclude that it is indeed been used for many years before Christ and has been prescribed to profits like Moses [peace be upon him].
Christianity and Frankincense
Many Christians have heard the story where the three wise men came and visited infant Jesus with the three gifts of Gold, Myrrh, and Frankincense that is recorded in the Gospel of Matthew. These items in particular were given to royalty and the high class of the time, and are considered to be the highest form of gifts anyone could give. Frankincense is mentioned in the holy Bible 22 times and christians believe in the symbolism Frankincense resin reflects, that is when the resin is burnt, it symbolizes the sacrifice of Jesus Christ [peace be upon him], the incorruptibility of god (because resin that is burned never goes bad), and when the smoke arises from the burning resin it symbolizes the soul leaving the body.
Islam and Frankincense
Islam believes that frankincense resin has many uses spiritually and physically, it is believed that when Frankincense resin is burned, the aroma cleanses the setting that it is being burned in from any evil eye or any sort of demons. It is also believed that frankincense can help with many physical problems, in one hadith narrated by Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib, an early Islamic saint and relative of Muhammad, said “Use frankincense, for it fortifies the heart, and drives out forgetfulness.”, there are also some claims from Ibn al-Qayyim in his theory of medicine that frankincense resin helps with stomach ache, indigestion,sharpening vision, to many more.
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