Frankincense is an aromatic resin used in incense and perfumes, obtained from trees of the genus Boswellia in the family Burseraceae, particularly Boswellia sacra (syn: B. bhaw-dajiana), B. carterii33, B. frereana, B. serrata (B. thurifera, Indian frankincense), and B. papyrifera. It is an ancient spiritual incense and fumigant that comes as a resin in tear form. May be used for protection, blessing, consecration, cleansing, purification, peaceful home, intensifying concentration, summoning spirits. This is a high-quality frankincense that has a very slight lemony fragrance to it. Very nice. Approximately 1.4 oz.