Myrrh’s uses span as early as 600 BC when it was used for embalming and fumigation in Ancient Egypt. It was also used as an ingredient in incense and perfume but is now more popular for its ability to support skin healing.
- Supports skin healing
- Calms the mind
- Botanical Name: Commiphora myrrha
- Origin: Kenya
- Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
- Plant Part: Gum Resin
- Plant Description: Though classified as a shrub, Myrrh can grow up to 30 feet in height. The trunk exudes a natural oleo resin that hardens into what is classified as reddish brown 'tears'.
- Aroma: Soft, spicy, and woody with a slightly musky note
- Note: Middle
- Consistency: Medium to viscous
- Color: Dark brown
- Blends Well With: Bergamot, Copaiba Balsam, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Patchouli, Pine, Sandalwood
- Main Constituents: Furanoeudesma 1, 3-diene, curzerene
- Kid Safe: May be used by children 10+
- Pregnancy Safe: No
- Breastfeeding Safe: No
- Cat Safe: Yes
- Dog Safe: Yes
- Special Dilution Rate: 5% or less
- More Safety Info: Generally safe. Follow dilution instructions.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.