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From Ananda Aromatherapy, pure essential oil of Myrrh, Supercritical CO2 distilled from the resin of wild grown Myrrh
tree, originating in Ethiopia. The CO2 distillation process is especially effective for Frankincense and Myrrh to extract all their important components. This is wonderfully smooth, rich Myrrh essential oil variety. *
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essential oil is produced from resin extracted from the Myrrh tree (or shrub) found in the Middle
East. The trunk of the Myrrh tree yields a natural oleoresin when pierced, and the pale yellow liquid
hardens into reddish-brown drops known as Myrrh (the tree remains healthy after harvest). The
oil is a pale yellow/amber oily liquid with a warm, sweet-balsamic, slightly spicy-medicinal scent.
The supercritical CO2 distillation results in a beautiful, smooth and complex aroma ~ much more alluring than any steam distilled variety we've come across. A customer had this to say about this wonderful oil: "Today I received my 1 ounce of essential Myrrh oil. I am have NEVER experienced such amazing quality in ANY oil I have ever used! I will never use any other source for my essential oil needs."
by the new testament, Myrrh resin was one of the gifts brought by the Magi to the baby Jesus (the others
being gold and Frankincense).
Myrrh's first medicinal use was documented some 3700 years ago.
Myrrh essential oil is highly prized for its healing and spiritual powers; the oil has one
of the highest sesquiterpene contents - a compound which can directly affect the hypothalamus, pituitary
and amygdaline. Myrrh oil alone, or in combination with Sandalwood and
Frankincense can be used to anoint the 'third eye' as a meditation or yoga aid. The aroma of Myrrh essential oil
can be uplifting and assist in spiritual opening - like Frankincense oil, Myrrh's effect on the central nervous
system is a gentle and calming one, able to instill a deep tranquility of the mind.
As an ancient 'esoteric' magical herb, Myrrh is said to bridge Heaven and Earth, strengthening the connection
between our crown and base chakras. This may allow the manifestation of dreams into this earthly realm. As
a 'Funeral' herb, Myrrh is said to ease grief and heal emotional wounds, bringing peace and calm. Its extraction
from the solitary tree in the desert represents strength in harsh conditions.
Myrrh oil is found today in many oral hygiene products, being anti-infectious, anti-viral,
and anti-inflammatory. It has been said to be one of the best treatments for mouth ulcers. Myrrh Oil may also
have hormone like properties, and could be helpful in treating the absence of menstrual periods outside of
To learn more about the use of all our essential oils, we encourage you to visit The Ananda Apothecary Forums, where you can post questions regarding specific applications of each oil. Questions in the forums are regularly answered by Ananda Apothecary staff, and other experienced aromatherapy practitioners.
|Diffuse or apply topically or in a massage blend. Apply to the temples or center of the forehead for spiritual
||Has traditionally been used for uplifting the spirit,
promotes spiritual awareness. Anti-viral, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory.
|Can be supportive in cases of mouth ulcers, thrush, vaginal thrush, absence
of menstrual periods outside of pregnancy.
||Always test a small amount of essential oil first for sensitivity or allergic
reaction. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult a physician.
|For measuring blends using % concentrations, or for measuring fractions of milliliters, see measuring essential oils. Myrrh mixes well with: Frankincense
Oil, Lavender Oil, Patchouli
Oil, and Sandalwood Oil.
For Mouth Sores : Try 10 drops Myrrh Oil, 10 drops Tea
Tree Oil, 10 drops of Peppermint Oil; add
8 drops of this blend to 4 ounces of warm water and rinse mouth 3 times a day.
|All oils from Ananda Aromatherapy are therapeutic grade,
meaning they are produced to the highest quality standards possible. Our essential oils are
chosen for their integrity (all chemical constituents important for aromatherapy are intact), ecological
'soundness' (most are organic or wild grown), and wonderful
aromas. You may order a sample of any oil before trying larger amounts. Most samples are about .75ml; exotic oils such as Melissa, Rose, Angelica and Jasmine are only a few drops. Ananda Aromatherapy offers wholesale essential oils direct to you. We forgo the use of separate wholesale and retail tiers in order to keep fine therapeutic grade oils accessible to everyone!
*The FDA has not evaluated the statements on this website. No claims are made as to any medicinal value of this oil or any products from The Ananda Apothecary. The information presented here is for educational purposes of traditional uses and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. You are responsible for understanding the safe application of these products. If you have any questions, please call or email us for further information.