Used in aromatherapy:
- Stabilises emotions, lifts a negative mood, alleviates tenseness;
- Promotes relaxation and general wellbeing;
- Benefits respiratory health by relieving the symptoms of respiratory ailments. Relieves congestion and diminishes mucus in the respiratory tract.
- Used as a chest rub, it eliminates the symptoms of respiratory ailments, reduces mucus in the respiratory tract and relieves congestion;
- Used in a massage, it smooths the skin, strengthens muscles, and induces relaxation. It simultaneously increases perspiration, thus cleansing the pores, eliminating toxins from the body, and stimulating circulation to supply tissues with more oxygen to regulate the metabolic rate, and systematically relieving issues such as indigestion and boosting immunity;
- Soothes the skin, reduces redness, itching and inflammation, and eases acne, eczema, rashes and general inflammation;
- Cleans, moisturises and tightens the skin, alleviating sagging and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles;
- Increases the function of white blood cells and facilitates wound healing. Heals minor burns and skin afflictions such as scratches and bug bites and prevents them from getting infected. Decreases the incidence of ulcers and accelerates their healing time;
- Relieves fungal infections such as Athlete’s Foot and ringworm;
- Stimulates the sebaceous glands to produce oil to address a dry flaky scalp and dry hair. Remedies dandruff and dermatitis. Strengthens the roots and reduces hair loss;
- Stimulates the thyroid and decreases symptoms of hypothyroidism or a low functioning thyroid when applied topically to the thyroid area daily;
Note: Essential oils are extremely potent and must always be diluted in a natural oil (such as almond, coconut, grape seed, jojoba oil) before application to the skin, scalp or hair). Ratio: 1 drop to 5ml oil.
Do not ingest.
Application of Myrrh Essential Oil
For aromatherapy: add a few drops to a diffuser or oil burner.
For the treatment of fungus: topical application to the affected area.
For treatment of wounds: topical application to the affected area.
For skin and hair care: apply topically. Or add a few drops to moisturiser, body lotion, shampoo, etc.
For massage: 3 drops in 15-20 ml of base oil
Antibacterial, anticatarrhal, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, cicatrisant, circulatory, diaphoretic, expectorant, stimulant, tonic, vulnerary.
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Parts Used: Resin
Aroma: Earthy, woody, and faintly sweet