Myrrh ( Commiphora myrrha ) – PROPERTIES & ACTIONS INCLUDE:
Anti-inflammatory – controls, alleviates inflammation resulting from injury or infection
Antifungal – destroys or inhibits growth of fungus
Antiseptic – prevents, halts infection
Astringent – causes contraction of organic tissues
Expectorant – helps promote the removal of mucus from respiratory system
Immune stimulant – an agent that quickens the physiological functions of the body’s immune system, temporarily increases immune function, good for convalescence, poor circulation, listlessness, physical fatigue
Restorative – an agent that helps to strengthen and revive the body systems
Sedative – agent that exerts a soothing, tranquilizing, calming effect on the body, ood for nervous tension, stress, insomnia, anxiety and palpitations
Skin tonic – strengthens and enlivens skin cells
Strong, sweet and woody Myrrh’s enduring aroma anchors other oils in a blend.
An ancient and sacred oil Myrrh’s soothing and astringent action make it excellent for relieving a wide variety of skin conditions, including: acne, sensitive, oily or dry, wrinkled, chapped, or cracked skin.
Traditionally Myrrh has been used for enhancing spiritual and emotional well-being. Myrrh is an excellent aid to healthy functioning of the limbic, emotional center of your brain.
Myrrh wakes up cell tissues and enhances the physical energetic centers of the body. Its vibrant and resonant effect on cell tissues makes it a wonderful tonic for body, mind, spirit and emotions.
Myrrh promotes healthy immune function.
It good for treating respiratory conditions and has a decongesting and drying effect on excess mucous and wet conditions like: asthma, bronchitis, phlegm and respiratory congestion.
Myrrh oil has an especial affinity for the endrocrine (hormonal) glands and is useful for promoting circulation within the endocrine glands and associated chakra centers.
May be helpful for dispelling congestion and promoting healthy function of the thyroid, prostate and pituitary glands.
Blend Myrrh with Helichrysum for softening lines, scars and other adhesions.
Myrrh’s antiseptic action make it a helpful aid for treating: sinusitis, flu, colds and coughs.
Its strongly anti-fungal properties are good for relieving athlete’s foot and ringworm.
Myrrh has been used to heal cold sores, canker sores and gum disease.
CAUTION: Due to its stimulating properties please avoid Myrrh during pregnancy.
PLEASE NOTE: There are many cheap, synthetic copies of aromatic oils, but these are not recommended for therapeutic use. For best results purchase the highest quality oils you can possibly find. Use certified organic essential oils, or oils that have been tested and are pesticide free.
Holistic MindBody Therapy, including pure essential oils, are gentle, noninvasive complementary forms of health care for balancing and synchronizing your body, mind and spirit and a natural, safe and effective way to enhance your health and well-being. Holistic health care may produce satisfying results where other methods have failed. Please consult with your physician regarding serious health concerns and do not attempt to self diagnose.
Source by KG Stiles