Product ID 7005
The musky, balsamic aroma of myrrh has been enjoyed since biblical times, and was once used to help calm and cleanse both body and mind. NOW Myrrh Oil is 100% natural, and steam-distilled from the Oleoresin-gum extracts of Commiphora myrrha. Contains 20% Myrrh Oil in a base of Grapeseed Oil.
Fun fact: According to Greek mythology, Aphrodite transformed Myrrha, the daughter of the king of Cypress, into a shrub (Commiphora myrrha) as punishment for sexual deviancy.
Best known for its presentation as a gift to the baby Jesus, myrrh appeared several more times in the Holy Bible. Myrhh has been in use for its therapeutic value for over 3,000 years, and continues to be a powerhouse in the world of holistic medicine. Ancient Egyptians used myrrh to treat herpes and hay fever. Myrrh was also important to Greek soldiers who took myrrh into the battlefield with them, as its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties made it helpful for cleaning and healing wounds. Even today, healers all over the world are still using it. Tibetans use myrrh to help alleviate stress and nervous disorders, while the Chinese use it for arthritis, menstrual problems, sores, and hemorrhoids. Warm, rich, and spicy in scent, myrrh is a welcome addition to every aromatherapy kit.
Mixes well with: Allspice, basil, bergamot, clove, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, nutmeg, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, pine, rosemary, sandalwood, spearmint, tangerine, tea tree, thyme, and ylang ylang.
Ingredients: Pure jojoba oil & pure myrrh oil.
Aroma: Mild, musky, warm aroma
Attributes: Focusing, grounding, meditative
Mixes Well With: frankincense oil, patchouli oil, sandalwood oil blend
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled from plant's oleoresin-gum
Purity Tested/Quality Assured
Natural essential oils should be handled with care.