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Oman's Frankincense

1st Omani food supplement

07 May 2021
In a landmark achievement, the food variant of Omani frankincense has bagged the approval of the Swiss Drug Authority (SDA). Named FrankOman, this...

Landmark pact to take Omani frankincense

28 April 2021
Eighteen Omani public and private sector organisations have come together to join hands with the Sultanate’s authorities in promoting and marketing...

Recognition for Omani Frankincense

14 April 2021
Enduring icons of Oman’s rich and diverse natural and cultural heritage such as Omani frankincense, Al Jabali goats, Dhofar cows, indigenous lemons...

2,600 frankincense tree saplings

12 April 2021
2,600 frankincense tree saplings have been planted in Dhofar by the Environment Society of Oman as part of efforts to conserve the precious tree, a...

COVID-19 medicine from frankincense

16 January 2021
Research to make medicines capable of fighting COVID-19, from frankincense trees in Oman, is being jointly undertaken by the University of Nizwa an...

Dubai World Expo 2020

21 November 2020
The international mega-event will run from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022, a postponement that will allow all participants to recover from the i...

Properties of Frankincense

04 September 2020
Frankincense, an aromatic resin, has long played a role throughout history. For more than 6,000 years, it has been traded on the Arabian Peninsula,...

Boswellic acid molecular system

04 July 2020
Once upon a time, the Three Kings brought precious gifts to the new-born baby Jesus: as well as gold and myrrh, they also had frankincense in their...

Save Oman’s frankincense trees

23 April 2020
The Environment Society of Oman (ESO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Neal’s Yard Remedies, an award-winning natural and organic he...