You may recognize Myrrh as a gift given to baby Jesus, however most people don't know why. Myrrh has been used for at least 3,000 years for its therapeutic value. Myrrh can help with issues relating to skin, nervous or respiration system, and viral infections. It is also fungicidal and can help you treat fungal infections like athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm. It can also help you treat candida.
Major Therapeutic Properties: Analgesic, antioxidant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, astringent, deodorant, diuretic, moisturizing, skin rejuvenator
For more youthful looking skin, add 2-3 drops to 1 ounce almond carrier oils and rub gently on face.
For the relief of hemorrhoids and chapped skin, add 2-3 drops to 2 tablespoons of liquid lanolin, massage into afflicted areas.
To relieve athlete's foot, ringworm, acne or other skin conditions, add to unscented lotion or cream and rub into affected skin.
Mixes well with: basil, bergamot, clove, frankincense, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, peppermint, rosemary, melaleuca, ylang ylang.
Name: Myrrh Essential Oil
Species: Commiphora myrrha
Part: Gum Resin
Method: Steam Distillation