Origin of olibanum
Examples from the Web for olibanum
Historical Examples of olibanum
From gum benzoin, either alone or mixed with olibanum or styrax, thrown on hot cinders or a heated shovel.
Incense, of which olibanum forms one of the ingredients, owes much of its pleasant balsamic odour when burning to its presence.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
You may try a strong ethereal or alcoholic solution of benzoin, tolu, storax, olibanum or labdanum.
Olibanum is a gum resin, used to a limited extent in this country, in the manufacture of incense and pastilles.The Art of Perfumery
G. W. Septimus Piesse
- another name for frankincense