Frankincense and Myrrh

During the Christmas holidays. I can think of no greater gift than that of Frankincense and Myrrh resins.

Benefits: The resin of both plants has been used medicinally and for spiritual practices for over 5,000 years.

Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) is extracted from the Commiphora Mukul tree and has a natural medicinal aroma. It is now commonly found in many skin creams, toothpaste and other cosmetic products, but this is only the beginning of its beneficial uses.

Health Benefits: Anti-septic, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, anti-microbial and anti-viral, astringent, expectorant, stimulant, carminative, stomachic, anti catarrhal, diaphoretic, vulnerary, anti-spasmodic, immune booster, improves circulation, body tonic.


Works as a sedative, for spiritual opening, stimulating thought.
Meditation to align energy centers and encourage healing.
Heals wounds (essentially those of a ‘weeping’ nature), protects against infection and promotes healing
Skin diseases (eczema, ringworm, etc.)
Soothes cracked and chapped skin, fades scars and other spots
Found in gum and mouth products for mouth diseases.
Used as an asthmatic for breathing difficulties.

Frankincense and Myrrh

Frankincense and Myrrh

Pregnancy cautions.

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