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Myrrh

Commiphora myrrha

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Heal your skin with the oil that was presented to the baby Jesus by the wise men! A strong antiseptic and antibacterial, myrrh essential oil can help protect wounds against infection, bring relief to chapped skin, and relieve inflammation in your mouth and gums.

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You can’t deny 3,000 years of therapeutic history! A staple of Chinese medicine, myrrh is also used in modern toothpastes, mouthwashes, and skin creams. Give its antioxidant properties as a gift to your skin where it helps heal cuts and reduce the effects of aging. Or use it in a mouth rinse to target ulcers. You’ll also find its aroma can help you find your center of peace and tranquility in tough times. 

Essential Facts

Plant Parts: Resin/Gum
Botanical Family: Burseaceae
Chemical Family: Sesquiterpens
Country of Origin: Nairobi
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Cultivation Method: Wild Crafted
Aroma: Balsamic, Warm & Radiant, Resinous
Note Classification: Base

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HOW TO USE

Anti-Aging: Reduce the signs of aging, such as wrinkles and fine lines. Add 2–3 drop of myrrh to 1 oz. of unscented lotion or carrier oil. Apply to face and neck areas. See Myrrh Serum in recipes tab.

Calloused Feet: This blend may accelerate relief from Athlete’s Foot, eczema, wounds, and ulcers.

Cuts and Wounds: Apply myrrh to scrapes and minor abrasions or wounds to prevent bacterial infections and speed healing. Add several drops of myrrh on a gauze square to dab the oil on or gently hold it on the wound for a minute to apply the oil to the wound. Remove the gauze and apply a bandage to help protect the wound while it heals.

Inhaler: Find your center of peace and tranquility in tough times. Add 15 drops of myrrh into a blank inhaler and inhale the aroma.

Mouth, Gums and Teeth: Try adding myrrh to your oral hygiene. Regular use of myrrh can help prevent gingivitis and bad breath.

  • Use myrrh as a mouthwash to help heal gum disease and oral irritations. Add a few drops to tepid water, swish and spit. Regular use of this mouthwash will also help prevent gingivitis and bad breath.
  • Myrrh makes a great addition to oil pulling. Simple add a few drops of myrrh to your sesame or coconut oil.
  • Brush your teeth using myrrh, simple add a couple of drop to your toothpaste.

Skincare: Use as amoisturizer when applied topically to prevent dry skin from forming defined lines and as a toner to reduce pore size. Finally, it is also said that it can assist with removal of scars, promoting hydration and flawless skin. See Myrrh Serum in recipes tab.

Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil.

PROPERTIES

Emotional and Energetic Properties:

  • Calms the mind, brings tranquility, grounding
  • Soothes those who are prone to over thinking and distraction
  • Brings inner stillness and a sense of peace
  • Used in meditations to connect physical and spiritual

Therapeutic Properties:

  • Analgesic – An agent that relieves or diminishes pain.
  • Antibacterial – An agent that is capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of bacteria.
  • Antiseptic – Assists in fighting germs/infections.
  • Astringent — Firms tissue and organs; reduces discharges and secretions.
  • Cicatrisant – Cell-regenerative for skin, healing for scars.
  • Expectorant– Promotes discharge of phlegm and mucus from the lungs and throat.
  • Mucolytic — Breaks down mucus (pulmonary).

RECIPES

Myrrh Serum Oil Blend

3 drops myrrh

1 drop frankincense (Boswellia sacra)

1 drop helichyrsum

1 drop rose otto

1 oz. rose hip oil

1 oz. jojoba

Directions: Blend all ingredients together into a 2 oz. glass pump bottle. Gently massage into skin. Option – you can replace rose hip oil and jojoba with 2 oz. unscented lotion.

SAFETY

Non-toxic, non-irritating. Contraindicated for pregnancy and breastfeeding, due to its β-elemene and furanodiene content, which may be fetotoxic.

If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician or clinical certified aromatherapist. For external use only. Keep away from mucous membranes & eyes. Test a small amount on skin for allergic reaction. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid using on infants and small children under the age of five years old.

Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil.

 

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