Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Myrrh

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Myrrh
Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha)

Myrrh oil comes from the resin (dried sap) of the Commiphora myrrha tree. It has a warm, spicy scent.

Properties[edit | edit source]

Digestive[edit | edit source]

Relieves indigestion, flatulence, diarrhea and hemorrhoids.

Gynecological[edit | edit source]

Relieves menstrual pain.

Immunological[edit | edit source]

Stimulates the immune system.

Respiratory[edit | edit source]

Alleviates bronchitis, catarrh, coughs and symptoms of a cold.

Skin[edit | edit source]

Alleviates eczema, skin ulcers and athlete's foot.

Caution[edit | edit source]

  • Don't use myrrh oil during pregnancy.