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There are even calming scents piped into the air, like peppermint and frankincense.
Fairview Pharmacies sells the blends — whose ingredients include lavender, bergamot, frankincense, lemon, ginger and peppermint — alongside traditional medicines.
But there was one problem: frankincense and myrrh were only native to trees growing in Ethiopia, Somalia, and southern Arabia.
Enter the incense route, a path spanning more than 1,200 miles and used by traders to carry frankincense and myrrh from Yemen and Oman, through the Negev desert, to the Mediterranean port in Gaza.
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Origin and Etymology of frankincense
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of frankincense for English Language Learners
: a substance that is burned for its sweet smell and that was used in religious ceremonies in ancient times
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