Myrrh is a resin, or sap-like substance, that comes from a tree called Commiphora myrrha, common in Africa or the Middle East. Myrrh is botanically related to Frankincense and is one of the most widely used essential oils in the world. For thousands of years, Myrrh oil has had a variety of uses many of which are still applicable today. Myrrh oil has a smoky, sweet or sometimes bitter smell. The word myrrh comes from the Arabic word “murr” meaning bitter.
Anti-Bacterial and Anti-Fungal Benefits
Skin Health: Help soothe chapped or cracked skin
Use as a Cold Compress
Moisturizing and antiagaing: Prevent aging and maintain healthy skin
Note: mix myrrh with carrier oils such as jojoba, almond, or grape seed oil before applying it to the skin.
Blends With:Frankincense, Lavender, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rose,Tea Tree and Thyme.
Note: We would recommend placing the bottle in a very hot water bath, and changing the water frequently until it is back to its liquid state. Be sure to shake before use.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.
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