What is Frankincense used for?

Frankincenses is one of the most well-regarded of the ancient incenses. Frankincense has a fresh pine-lemon scent with resinous and woody overtones that emanates from the milky white latex of the stem and branches. The name frankincense comes from the French words...

What are Sichuan peppercorns?

Sichuan peppercorn is one of the spices in the five-spice powder popular in Chinese cuisine. It comes from the outer peel of berry fruit and is locally known as “hu jiao.” The earliest references to Sichuan pepper, also called Schezuan pepper, are seen in the Classic...
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