EcoOils MYRRH OIL
Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) essential oil is steam distilled from the resin released by the trees. Best known for its presentation as a gift to the baby Jesus, myrrh appeared several more times in the Holy Bible. Myrrh has been in use for its therapeutic value for over 3,000 years, and continues to be a powerhouse in the world of holistic medicine. Ancient Egyptians used myrrh to treat herpes and hay fever. Myrrh was also important to Greek soldiers who took myrrh into the battlefield with them, as its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties made it helpful for cleaning and healing wounds. Even today, healers all over the world are still using it. Tibetans use myrrh to help alleviate stress and nervous disorders. Warm, rich, and spicy in scent, myrrh is a welcome addition to every Aroma therapy kit.
Aroma: Myrrh has a deep, Earthy, very slightly Balsamic fragrance.
Traditional Use. Myrrh is well known for it's meditative effect on the psyche where it slows the breath and deepens concentration. Myrrh is very popular, combined with Frankincense, for meditation and reflection. Also nurturing to mature, and dry, skin where it offers some tightening, and smoothing, activity.
Properties: Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antimicrobial, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Antiviral, Astringent, Fungicidal, Sedative, Tonic, Vulnerary
How to Use: Diffuse, Massage, Sauna, Bath
Blends well with Chamomile, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Patchouli, Rose, Rosemary, Tea tree, Ylang ylang
Safety Dilute before applying to skin. Don't use during pregnancy. Not for internal use.