Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) essential oil benefits
Myrrh is possibly the oldest known perfume, used 3700 years ago by the Egyptian as holy ointment. The Chinese used Myrrh to treat swelling and treat wounds.
Myrrh is a wonderful extract to heal many skin problems; from deep wounds, to extremely dry skin and scars. It is one of the best essential oil for mature skin, for wrinkles and fine lines. It is also very soothing for sunburn skin.
It has an intense, balsamic, musky deep aroma that exudes calm, composure, relaxation. Perfect for meditation and mindfulness.
Botanical Name: Commiphora myrrha
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation of the resin
Color: yellow resin
Aroma: woody, creamy, balsamic with a citrus top note
Blends well with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Patchouli, Pine, Spruce,, Sandalwood, and Turmeric
Therapeutic properties: Analgesic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, astringent, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, sedative, tonic, vulnerary
Safety: Do not use with children and while pregnant
HOW TO USE
To calm emotions, sleep better, and fight negativity burn or diffuse 2-5 drops; steam inhalation for bronchitis, colds, coughs, and sore tr.
Add 1% max Myrrh oil to a cream base as anti-aging, anti-scarring.
Wound care: add directly to the wound 2-3 drops of undiluted Myrrh. For mouth ulcers apply one drop undiluted directly on the affected area.