Botanical Name: Commiphora myrrha
Plant Part: Resin
Processing Method: Solvent Extraction
Description / Color / Consistency: A medium to viscous, dark brown liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, Myrrh Essential Oil has a warm, rich, spicy balsamic odor.
Common Use: Myrrh Essential Oil is thought to enhance spirituality. Aroma therapists use it as an aid in meditation or before healing. Its actions are characterized as the following: antimicrobial, antifungal, astringent and healing, tonic and stimulant, carminative, stomachic, anti-catarrhal, expectorant, diaphoretic, vulnerary, locally antiseptic, immune stimulant, bitter, circulatory stimulant, anti-inflammatory, and antispasmodic.
Spiritual use: Myrrh is very spiritual oil and has been used in religious ceremonies and rituals. Myrrh releases fears, difficult experiences as it relates to us and the world. It teaches us to be more accepting, trusting and non-judgmental of ourselves.
What Chakra is connected: Heart
Blends With: Frankincense, Lavender, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rose, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Tea Tree, and Thyme
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
**All our organic essential oils are for external use only. Before using essential oils internal contact a qualified Aromatherapist. The information on this page is for educational purposes only, it is not meant to treat, cure, prevent, or diagnose of any disease or condition, it is not prescribe in any way.
Do not use during pregnancy.