Myrrh – Essential Oil
Myrrh has a rich, earthy, woody and balsamic aroma. It has powerful antiseptic and astringent properties and is good for wound healing, clearing mucus, chronic bronchitis and is a helpful addition to mouth washes. It strengthens the immune system and has an overall beneficial effect on the digestive system. Myrrh is often burned during yoga and meditation as it is said to awaken and excite the upper chakras.
Latin: Commiphora myrrha
Aroma: Rich, earthy, woody
Note Classification: Base
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Parts Used: Gum
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Chamomile, Clove Bud, Cypress, Elemi, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemon Eucalyptus, Mandarin, Myrtle, Neroli, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pine, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Sweet Orange, Tagetes, Tangerine, Tea Tree, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang
Cautions: Never use essential oils undiluted or in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children and pets. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute and perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body.
This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.