Black frankincense Dakkara or Dakkar incense from Kenya (Boswellia Neglecta)

Boswellia Neglecta – The Rare Black Frankincense

Boswellia neglecta is a tree that is from the frankincense family of trees. B. neglecta is a species that is found abundantly in Kenya, with sparse presence in Ethiopia, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda. Like other frankincense species, B. neglecta tree is sought after for it’s aromatic gum-resin, which is known as Black Frankincense and “Dakkara” […]

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Nutmeg red aril brown nuts brown powdered nutmeg

Nutmeg – A Psychoactive Antidepressant

So what is nutmeg? Well, Nutmeg is a spice with psychoactive properties. Nutmeg refers to the seed inside of the fruit of the Myristica fragrans tree. And the red aril that surrounds the seed is known as “mace”. The Myristica fragrans tree is native to the Spice Islands inside of Indonesia, and is also cultivated […]

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