\d͡ʒˈuːnɪpəɹəs lˈa͡ɪʃə], \dʒˈuːnɪpəɹəs lˈaɪʃə], \dʒ_ˈuː_n_ɪ_p_ə_ɹ_ə_s l_ˈaɪ_ʃ_ə]\
Definitions of JUNIPERUS LYCIA
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This plant has been supposed to afford the true frankincense. By some, however, it is supposed to be the produce of an Am'yris, and by others of Boswel'lia serra'ta, or B. thurifera. The odour of olibanum is peculiar and aromatic; taste bitterish and slightly pungent; partly soluble in alcohol, and forming a milky emulsion, when triturated with water. It was formerly used in dysentery and haemoptysis, but is now never employed except as a perfume in a sick room.
By Robley Dunglison
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