Product DescriptionCharcoal is used with the Frankincense Burner to burn Frankincense (both Frankincense and Frankincense Burner are available on Abyssinian Market).
Frankincense is a sap or a gum of a tree and plays a big part in Ethiopian life. It is burned to clean the spirit in oneís house and to have tranquility and calmness. It is often used during meditation and prayer. Frankincense can also be used as a breath freshener. Chewing Frankincense cleans oneís teeth and gums.
It is said that Frankincense was offered to Jesus Christ when he was born since to clean the spirit since the area where he was born was unclean. Ethiopianís also use Frankincense during cold and flu season. It is often burned to relieve cold and flu symptoms such as runny noises.
Directions: One of the ten tablets is broken in half, lighted and placed into the Frankincense Burner. Frankincense is then placed on the Charcoal. Each Charcoal lasts approximately 1 hour (or approximately 20 hours per Charcoal stick).