Caution – *Avoid during pregnancy
Aroma – Rich, smoky and bitter
Extraction – Steam distillation
Part of Plant – Tree resin
Country of Origin – Somalia
Chemical Constituents – Germacrene B/isomer & epicurzerone, lindestrene, curzerene
Uses – A powerful healer, myrrh is anti-fungal, astringent and antiseptic, making it good for sores, athletes foot, chapped skin and other conditions. It is often used in small quantities in skin care for its anti-aging effects. It helps to clear and dry the respiratory system where there is excess mucus and is very useful in mouth washes and other oral care products for toning and healing the gums. A deep, subtle scent, it helps bring you back to yourself.
Organic Certificate – This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Association’s standards exceed the UK government’s minimum requirements for organic products in many areas but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.