Botanical Name:Commiphora myrrha
Plant Part: Resin
Grown in Egypt
Description / Color / Consistency: A medium to viscous, dark brown liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note Myrrh Essential Oil has a warm, rich, spicy balsamic odor.
Blends With: Frankincense, Lavender, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Tea Tree
Carriers: Jojoba, Grapeseed, Almond
Myrrh comes from a dried resin extracted from the Commiphora myrrh tree. It is imilar to frankincense in tree family and is grown in Northern Africa and the Middle East. The word "myrrh" comes from "murr," which means "bitter" in the Arabic language.
Myrrh was popular among ancient cultures. Egyptians used it for embalming. Also, Greek soldiers made use of Myrrh to help heal battle wounds.
Myrrh is known for maintaining healthy, young skin as it slows down the signs of aging and soothes cracked or chapped skin.
Many also, use it as a mouthwash to help eliminate dental issues & place Myrrh in a cold compress or creams to helps relieve sores, rashes, and wounds.