Myrrh Essential Oil can help in the treatment of coughs, colds, sore throats and bronchitis.
It's also good for mouth and gum disorders but should only be used for oral treatment under the guidance of a qualified aromatherapist.
It is known as a revitalising oil. Non-irritant and non-sensitising, it can be used as an astringent and anti-wrinkle agent when added to creams and carrier oils.
Myrhh Essential Oil may also help with localised skin irritations where the skin is not broken. Additionally it has been used in the treatment of boils, skin ulcers and bedsores.
It's commonly used in incense and perfume. Myrrh is a grounding oil which can help to mellow the emotions.
Commiphoram myrrha Oil is the volatile oil obtained by the steam
distillation of the Myrrh, Commiphora myrrha, Burseraceae.
Warm and rich, spicy balsamic aroma.
Anti-microbial, antiseptic, fungicidal
Heerabolene, limonene, pinene, eugenol, cinnamaldehyde, cuminaldehyde, cadinene among others.
Commiphora myrrha Oil
Mentioned 3700 years ago in ancient history when Greek soldiers would carry it into battle to treat wounds
DILUTE TO 5% OR LESS IN A CARRIER OIL BEFORE SKIN APPLICATION. KEEP OUT OF EYES. DO NOT SWALLOW. AVOID DURING PREGNANCY.
'The area where Myrrh overlaps most with its cousin Frankincense is in treating chest infections, catarrh, chronic bronchitis, colds and sore throats.' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy an A - Z by Patricia Davis .
'Mouth Ulcers - Add 1 drop of Myrrh to a glass of warm water and gargle 3 times per day.' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy Simply For You by Marion Del Gaudio Mak.
'Myrrh - Like Frankincense, it is one of the oldest essential oils and has religious significance. Greek soldiers always carried Myrrh with them into battles to treat their wounds. It is good for mouth and throat infections.' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy A Guide For Home Use by Christine Westwood.