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

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

Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha)

Properties edit

Digestive edit

Relieves indigestion, flatulence, diarrhea and hemorrhoids.

Gynecological edit

Relieves menstrual pain.

Immunological edit

Stimulates the immune system.

Respiratory edit

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

Skin edit

Alleviates eczema, skin ulcers and athlete's foot.

Caution edit

  • Don't use myrrh oil during pregnancy.