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Frankincense is the dried gum of the frankincense tree, Boswellia carterii, or serrata, (the Indian frankincense tree).
These are the main trees of the Boswellia genus used for their sweet-smelling gum which, when dried, pounded and burned makes incense as used by Hindus and the Roman Catholic church in their rituals.
It was highly prized in the ancient world and was more valuable than gold.
The people of this region use the water of the rivers for irrigating their lands; and when they were told that in the middle country [China] the fields were watered by the rain, they laughed and said, “How could heaven provide enough for all? In the early 21st century some 2.5 billion people were concentrated in just two of these countries, China and India.
There is no consensus on the origin and progress of plant and animal domestication in Asia.
Für Menschen mit unruhigen Beinen ist das kaum möglich.Sobald sie sitzen oder liegen, verspüren sie den Drang aufzustehen und sich zu bewegen.Die Beine kribbeln oder schmerzen, manchmal zucken sie sogar - in jedem Fall aber kostet das sogenannte Restless Legs Syndrom die Betroffenen Schlaf und Nerven.Herbs-Treat and Taste is about herbs and spices and their uses in medicine and cookery.We give recipes and information which enable people to have a healthier diet which can prevent certain illnesses and alleviate symptoms such as a cough, sore throat etc.Early settlements consisted of groups of pit houses, a form of architecture that provides natural insulation and, given the labour involved in construction, represents a long-term commitment to a particular locale.