Frankincense is a hardened tree sap extracted from a tree-species called Boswellia. It has been traded throughout the Arabian Peninsula and Northern Africa for over 6,000 years and been harvested for much longer.
Wormwood has perhaps gained the most notoriety for one of its active ingredients “absinthol”, used in the French spirit “Absinthe”. However, this potent herb has a long history of use stretching back into Ancient Greece and the time of Hippocrates.
Turmeric has become a staple ingredient in every home-cook's kitchen, known for its healing properties and its vibrant orange/yellow hue. This humble root is mildly aromatic with scents reminiscent of orange and ginger, and rich in a multitude of health benefits.