Carteri Frankincense - Boswellia Carterii from Somaliland
Latin Name - Boswellia carterii
Common Name - Beyo Frankincense,
Frankincense from Northern Somalia known for uses in perfume industry and church usage throughout the west. Also goes by the name Beyo, and Olibanum.
This is a high quality resin of medium tears, tan pale honey colored. Considered by many to be some of the finest frankincense in the world. Many collectors and their families survive wholly or partly on incomes from collection. The gums come from the trees which grow on rocky slopes and gullies making collection hazardous.
This Beyo frankincense resin produce beautiful light, bright, citrus aromas with slight underlying woody and balsamic tones