Botanical Name: Commiphora myrrha
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Gum Resin
Aroma: Soft, spicy, and woody with a slightly musky note
Consistency: Medium to viscous
Color: Dark brown
Description: Though classified as a shrub, Myrrh can grow up to 30 feet in height. The trunk exudes a natural oleo resin that hardens into what is classified as reddish brown 'tears'.
Blends Well With: Frankincense, Lavender, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rose, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Tea Tree and Thyme
History: Local collectors make incisions into the trees in order to increase the yield. Called mo yao in China, it has been used since at least 600 BC. it was used for embalming and fumigation in Ancient Egypt, and it has been used for centuries as an ingredient in incense and perfume.
Use Safely: Generally safe to use. Simply follow instructions to dilute. The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.
Safety:Do not use while pregnant or breastfeeding
STORAGE LIFE: Up to seven (7) years
Euro Dropper Cap: included for your convenience
This oil comes beautifully packaged, and at 15ml it's a generous size of such a precious oil at an affordable price point. The quality is superb. I highly recommend Myrrh Essential oil from simply earth.