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Myrrh (Commiphora myrrh)

What is Myrrh?

Myrrh has been used for centuries as a medicine by the Chinese and the Egyptians used it for embalming their pharaohs, as well as their sun-worshipping rituals. The Greeks used Myrrh oil to stop bleeding wounds. Myrrh is extracted by steam distillation of the myrrh resin (a natural gum).

Myrrh-Essential-Oil

Aroma

Woodsy and earthy

Plant Properties

Antimicrobial, astringent, expectorant, antifungal, stimulant, carminative, stomachic, anti catarrhal, diaphoretic, vulnerary, antiseptic, immune booster, circulatory, tonic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic

Benefits

Curbs microbial growth, tighten gums and muscles and reduce hemorrhaging. Furthermore, it helps alleviate coughs and colds, stops fungal growth, stimulates discharges and systems, reduces excess gas, is good for stomach health, gives relief from phlegm, promotes sweating, helps wounds heal quickly and protects them from infection. Finally, it boosts protection against diseases, improves circulation, and protects from rheumatism & arthritis, while also boosting health and immunity, sedating inflammation, and reducing spasms

Blends with:

Bergamot, chamomile, clove, cypress, eucalyptus lemon, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, neroli, orange, patchouli, pine, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, tea tree, vetiver, and ylang ylang oils

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