Myrrh Oil

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Myrrh Resinoid is dark, reddish orange, brown, soft and sticky. It is used as an excellent fixative and sweetener in oriental spicy bases.

Myrrh comes from trees of the Commiphora genus, which grow in Northeastern Africa, covering a much wider area than the Boswellia trees that produce Olibanum. Myrrh is found in Somaliland as well as Ethiopia and Eritrea, extending southward all the way to Kenya.

The technique used for gathering Myrrh gum-resin is similar to that used for Olibanum. Incisions are made on the trees and the exudate is collected after drying on the tree for a few weeks.

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.)