MYRRH ESSENTIAL OIL
BOTANICAL NAME: Commiphora myrrha
WHAT IS IT
Botanically related to Frankincense,the Commiphora myrrha tree is native to Northern Africa and the Middle East, particularly in Somalia, Ethiopia, Arabia, and Yemen.
Myrrh essential oil is made by steam distilling the aromatic resin from the tree.
The essential oil of Myrrh has a golden yellow or brownish color, and a rich, smoky and balsamic aroma.
The word myrrh comes from the Arabic word “murr” meaning bitter.
WHERE DO WE GET IT FROM
Our Myrrh Essential oil comes from Somalia. It is fairly traded and certified organic by the Soil Association.
WHY IS IT SO GOOD
For thousands of years Myrrh has been traded in the Middle East and Northern africa. It’s valuable resin used for incense, skin care, ointments and medicine
Along with Frankincense and gold, Myrrh was one of the precious gifts offered by the three wise men to the newborn Jesus.
Myrrh is wonderfully purifying, restorative, revitalising and can help improve skin tone, firmness, and skin elasticity. It is also useful in healing sun damage, soothe chapped skin, rashes, and eczema.
Myrrh’s skin care benefits are due to its powerful antioxidant, anti-fungal, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and astringent properties.
YOU CAN FIND MYRRH ESSENTIAL OIL IN FOLLOWING PRODUCTS
Marula & Myrrh Hydrating Face Cream