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

Myrrh
Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha)

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

PropertiesEdit

DigestiveEdit

Relieves indigestion, flatulence, diarrhea and hemorrhoids.

GynecologicalEdit

Relieves menstrual pain.

ImmunologicalEdit

Stimulates the immune system.

RespiratoryEdit

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

SkinEdit

Alleviates eczema, skin ulcers and athlete's foot.

CautionEdit

  • Don't use myrrh oil during pregnancy.