Black Storax resin has been used since the days of ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, it was known in ancient Egypt as ‘Miniaki’ which translates as “festive fragrance”. Phoenician traders treasured it for its wonderful aromatic properties. Black Storax is called for in many medieval and ancient recipes. Since ancient times it has been used to calm and relax, and burnt to aid insomniacs. It is burnt to protect against negativity in many magical traditions. It also has sensual, love inspiring qualities.
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