Balsam of Mecca

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balm of Gilead.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Juma's bees, for example, depend on the balsam flower (Commiphora gileadensis) in spring, the al Kinar fruit (Ziziphus mauritiana) in summer and the palm tree (Phoenix dactylifera) during the winter and in turn, help pollinate these by design.
Rachmilevitch, "[beta]-caryophyllene, a compound isolated from the biblical balm of gilead (Commiphora gileadensis), is a selective apoptosis inducer for tumor cell lines," Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.