Scientific name: Commiphora myrrha
Oil origin: Tree, resin
Extraction: Steam Distillation
Aroma: Warm, smoky, balsamic
Odor strength: Medium
Evaporation: Base note
Origin : Somalia
Myrrh oil is derived from the fragrant resin of the tree in the Commiphora family. It has a long history dating to biblical days - the three wise men gifted myrrh to baby Jesus. It has long been used aromatically and medicinally in a myriad of cultures ranging from China, India, the Middle East, and Africa.
Myrrh oil has a viscous consistency with a subtle rich deep scent. The oil is dark in color. Myrrh, when diluted, is great for the skin. It imparts a lustrous glow and serves to tighten the pores. It is reputed to increase collagen production of the skin and create a supple tone. It is also is effective at reducing pain associated with arthritic joints. Its rich scent serves to sedate and calm and is a very centering oil.
Myrrh essential oil is an exotic and delightful addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, incense, perfumery, and aromatherapy.
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This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
Safety precautions: Extremely potent use with care. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.
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