Myrrh Essential Oil
Benefits & How To Use
Myrrh Commiphora myrrha (2170)
Myrrh’s smooth, sweet, warm scent has been used for centuries in perfumery and religious ceremonies. The oil has a reputation for healing the skin especially when it is inflamed, weepy, or cracked. Gum problems such as gingivitis respond well to myrrh when a drop is added to a mouthwash. It soothes sore throats and coughs, and fights fungal infections such as athlete’s foot or toenail fungus. Mature skin may benefit from this healing resin, helping to prevent wrinkles. It is a calming oil, often used for meditation and to strengthen spirituality.
This is a pure therapeutic-quality aromatherapy essential oil produced using wild-crafted plants and traditional methods from Somalia, and is obtained from the resin.
- Botanical name: Commiphora myrrha
- Plant family: Burseraceae
- Production: Distilled
- Cultivation: Wild-crafted
- Country of origin: Somalia
- Part of plant: Resin
- Fragrance family: Resinous
- Special precautions: Not to be used during pregnancy.
- Major compounds: Furanoeudesmadiene 1,3 diene, Curzerene, Lindestrene, Methoxyfuranodiene, beta-Elemene
- Item no: 2170
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