Myrrh - (Commiphora molmol)


Myrrh is a large shrub that grows in the Middle East, Ethiopia and Somalia. It contains volatile oil, triterpenes, and mucilages.

From reading the Bible you can see that Myrrh has been used since ancient times, it was one of the gifts presented to the infant Jesus by the Three Wise Men.

Other Names for Myrrh is bola, bol, Balasmodendron.

Myrrh is used in many perfumes and incense.

Part used: Gum resin from the stem.

Don't take in large amounts since it can be toxic.




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