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Socotra Internet Shop

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Myrrh resin (Commiphora Kua)

Myrrh (Commiphora Kua) from the island of Socotra has a persistent pleasant aroma and unique healing properties.

 
The resin of Boswellia trees from Socotra is the best frankincense in the world

Frankincense, the resin produced by a species of Boswellia, was one of the most valuable commodities produced in the ancient world.

 
Dragon's blood (Dracaena cinnabari) - a unique resin from Socotra

Locals on Socotra island use the Dracaena resin as a sort of cure-all, using it for such things as general wound healing, a coagulant, curing diarrhea, lowering fevers, dysentery diseases, taken internally for ulcers in the mouth, throat, intestines and stomach, as well as an antiviral for respiratory viruses, stomach viruses and for such skin disorders as eczema.

 
 
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