Organic Myrrh Essential Oil
Myrrh essential oil – Botanical Name: Commiphora myrrha
Myrrh is a bush resin produced by a small, tough, spiny tree which grows in semi-desert in regions of Libya, Iran, along the Red Sea and in various areas in Northeast Africa.
What does Myrrh oil smell like?
Myrrh oil has a balsamic aroma.
Which part of the plant provides the oil?
Myrrh oil is extracted from the resin by steam distillation.
Where has Myrrh essential oil been sourced from?
This Myrrh essentail oil originates from Somalia.
How is Myrrh essential oil extracted?
Myrrh essential oil is extracted by steam distillation. This involves using steam from boiling water to extract the essential oil from the plant. The heat from the steam causes the plant’s cell walls to open allowing the essential oil to be released.
What other oils blend well with myrrh oil?
Myrrh blends well with Frankincense, Lemon, Lavender, Patchouli, and Sandalwood essential oils.
How can I benefit from Myrrh oil?
Myrrh was used by the ancient Egyptians for medication. Like Frankincense, Myrrh was used in all the ancient civilisations as a perfume, and in medicine. It was highly valued as a healing ointment for wounds. It is justified by the properties like antiseptic, healing, and anti-inflammatory. It eliminates toxins and might relieve arthritis. It heals chapped and cracked skin. It may be helpful in the treatment of acne.
Are there precautions I should know about?
This oil not to be used during pregnancy.