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

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Socotra Internet Shop
Socotra Internet Shop

Here you can buy the famous Socotran resins - myrrh, incense, dragon's blood and other goods from the island of Socotra.

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

These beautiful beaches are accessible only by boat. It is not possible to get here by car.

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NET wild beaches
NET wild beaches

NET wild beaches are the best place for romantic overnight stops. You can get here by boat of by foot through the mountain ridge from Shuab Bay (it will take you 3 hours).

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    Some theorists of literature consider Socotra to be the prototype of Prospero Island mentioned in Shakespeare's play «The Tempest».
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