Sweet Myrrh resin is a sap like substance that exudes from the barks of the Commiphora holtziana tree. Traditionally, Sweet Myrrh was used as a fragrance, for embalming bodies by Egyptians, as food flavouring, for treating wounds and the paste was used to stop bleeding and as a treatment of hay fever. It was often burned at funerals and solemn occasions as a symbol of suffering.
Properties: Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal and therapeutic.
Directions For Use
Aromatically; Add a few drops into your diffuser.
Add several drops to your hot bath.
Add to household cleaning agents.
Add a few drops in hot water or onto a hot towel and inhale.
Blend with other oils and spray.
Mix with carrier oils and apply on hair or skin.
Rub a few drops between your palms.
Add to your moisturizer for toning and rejuvenation of the skin.
Add a few drops to a damp towel and apply directly to inflamed areas.
Place a hot towel with a few drops of the oil on the chest for respiratory decongestion.
Burn in an oil burner.