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Substance Name: Boswellia carterii resin
RN: 8050-07-5


  • A plant genus of the family BURSERACEAE used medicinally since ancient times. It is a source of salai guggal (the gum resin) and boswellic acid (ursane type TRITERPENES).
  • Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It is a product which may contain resin acids and their esters, terpenes, and oxidation or polymerization products of these terpenes. (Boswellia, Burseraceae).

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

  • Natural Product
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Boswellia carterii resin
  • Frankincense
  • Gum olibanum
  • Incense
  • Olibanum
  • Olibanum resin
  • Resin olibanum


  • EINECS 232-474-1
  • Frankincense
  • Olibanum extract (resinoid)

Systematic Names

  • Olibanum
  • Olibanum gum

Superlist Name

  • Olibanum

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8050-07-5

System Generated Number

  • 0008050075