Name : Myrrh
Method : Essential oil distilled from gum resin.
Note Classification : Base
Scent : Camphorous, resinous, slightly spicy, deep, mysterious
Colour : Deep golden
Species : Commiphora myrrha
Extracted From : Tree resin. Resinoid is dark brown and has to be thinned for pouring.
Region : Somalia.
Historical : Used in ancient Egypt for rejuvenating face masks. In the Bible, myrrh is one of the gifts brought by the three wise men – the others being gold and frankincense.
Frequently burned as incense.
Of Interest : Name is derived from the Arabic word ‘murr’ meaning ‘bitter’.
Aromatherapy Properties : Athlete's foot, bedsores, chapped and cracked skin, eczema, gangrene, herpes, ringworm, ulcers, wounds, wrinkles.
Asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, coughs, gum infections, gingivitis, mouth ulcers, sore throat, voice loss.
Diarrhoea, dyspepsia, flatulence, haemorrhoids, loss of appetite. Thrush, pruritis. Colds.
Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antifungal. Can be used to treat wounds and for digestive problems.
Blends Well With : Camphor, lavender frankincense, sandalwood, benzion, cypress, juniper, mandarin, geranium, patchouli, thyme, mints, pine and spice oils
Safety Data : Non-toxic. Use in moderation. Avoid if pregnant.
THIS IS FOR A 5ML BOTTLE