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Myrrh Essential Oil Summary

All Myrrh Essential Oil Benefits/Effects/Facts & Information

Myrrh Essential Oil is known for its powerful anti-Bacterial and anti-Fungal benefits.

  • Botanical Name: Commiphora myrrha
  • Extracted From: Resin
  • Color: Golden Yellow – Brown
  • Aroma: Warm, Earthy, Woody, Balsamic
  • Aroma Strength: Medium – Strong
  • Benefits: Anti-Fungal, Respiratory System, Skin Health
  • Beneficial For: Meditation, Spiritual Practices, Bronchitis, Skin Health, Coughs, Fungal Infections
  • Uses: Massage, Aromatherapy
  • Common Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
  • Constituent Composition: Furanoeudesma-1,3-diene, Furanodiene, Lindestrene, B-Elemene, Germacrene B, Geracrene D, Delta-Elemene, 2-Methoxyfuranodiene

Things to Know About Myrrh Oil

Myrrh Oil Is Also Known As

Commiphora myrrha

Things to note about Myrrh Oil

  • Myrrh oil is said to be fetotoxic which means it should be avoided during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

How To Use Myrrh Essential Oil

Myrrh essential oil should be diluted prior to topical application.

  • Topically – Generally a 2% Myrrh oil to 30 Fl oz carrier oil dilution ratio is recommended.
  • Aromatically – Can be used in a diffuser or vaporizer.