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Product: Damar Resin
Latin Name: Canarium strictum
Plant Family: Burseraceae
Other Names: Dammar Resin, Damer, Dammer, Dhup Tree, Dhoopam , Pantham, Gatu, Batu, Nallarojanamu, Dhoopavriksha, Raaladhoopa, Mandadhoopa & Indian Copal
Description: Our High Quality Damar Resin is not treated by heat and is in its natural state and comes from an evergreen tree native to tropical Africa, southern Asia, and Australia, from southern Nigeria east to Madagascar, Mauritius, India, southern China, Indonesia and the Philippines, which reaches a height of 40-50 metres. The leaves are compound, alternate, and oddly-pinnate, 22-36cm in length with 3-9 ovate leaflet pairs with one leaflet at the apex, leaflets are 2.5-7cm in length and dark green on the upper surface, paler green below, edges lightly serrated. The inflorescence form axillary panicles, flowers, bright yellow in colour and 5-6mm in diameter.
Interesting Fact: Did you know that the family of plants that Damar belongs to contains over 77 species including the Frankincense and Myrrh trees? Damar resin is believed to have been used as far back as 1,500 B.C. by the Ancient Egyptians as a varnish; black damar resin was used to give a black lustrous surface to wood.
Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.
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