Commiphora myrrha, resin, wild grown, distilled, Somalia
This intense, musky scent supports calm and composure. It also supports healing processes for healthy skin, particularly around the mouth. Blends well with: Frankincense, Orange Sweet (organic), Sandalwood, Rose.
Cuts & Wounds-To support natural healing, add 3 drops of Myrrh and 5 drops of Lavender True (organic) to a wound wash. Repeat twice a day.
Mouth Care-To aid natural healing from mouth ulcers, apply 1 drop of Myrrh direct to the gum. Repeat twice a day for 5 days.
Skin Care-For healthy, soft, revitalised skin after sun exposure, add 10 drops to 50gms of night cream or oil and apply to the face prior to bedtime.
Calm-The musky scent of Myrrh promotes an atmosphere of calm and composure. Add 3-5 drops to a diffuser in your bedroom or during meditation and relaxation time. Repeat as required.
Traditional & Historical Information
Myrrh has been used since ancient times in incense, perfumes and holy ointments. The ancient Egyptians used myrrh while worshipping the life-giving strength of the North African sun. They also used it in embalming compounds and burned pellets of myrrh to repel fleas. The Chinese have used myrrh to treat wounds and relieve swelling. The intense and passionate scent is believed to have protective properties and to have a calming effect on the mind. It has also been promoted as a beneficial treatment for loose teeth, gingivitis, bad breath and toothache.
Safe if used as directed. If ingested, drink milk & consult a health specialist. Avoid eyes, flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.