Extracted from shrubs that can grow up to 20 feet tall with delicate white flowers and twisted branches. The large shrubs emit an oleoresin liquid, known as Myrrh. For centuries, Myrrh has been used in Eastern and Western medicine. The Egyptians used it in perfumes, incense and embalming. Because of its powerful healing properties, Myrrh was used by the Chinese to heal wounds and stimulate blood flow.
Botanical Name: Commiphora myrrha
Origin: East Africa
Extraction: Steam distilled
Cultivation: Wild grown
Plant Part: Resin
Aroma: Spicy aroma with rich balsamic notes
Applications: Dilute to use topically, aromatically
Benefits: anti-viral, inflammation, dysentery, hyperthyroid, cuts/ wounds, embalming, laryngitis, inflammation and wrinkles, ulcers uterine disorders, spiritual healing, awareness, astringent, lung antiseptic, thrush, throat problems
Safety Considerations: Dilute well before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
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