Myrrh oil is effective against excessive mucus in the lungs and helps to clear ailments such as colds, catarrh, coughs, sore throats and bronchitis. It is used for diarrhea, dyspepsia, flatulence and hemorrhoids (hemorrhoids). It is very good for mouth and gum disorders, such as mouth ulcers, pyorrhea (pyorrhea), gingivitis, spongy gums and sore throats. On the skin, it is used with great success on boils, skin ulcers, bedsores, chapped and cracked skin, ringworm, weeping wounds, eczema, psoriasis, and athlete's foot. Furthermore, it is of great help to promote menstruation and for relieving painful periods and to ease difficult labor in childbirth.
It has been used for its aromatic properties for nearly 4000 years. Along with frankincense this was one of the gifts brought to Jesus of Nazareth. Though it is high yield, up to 10 percent, it is the accumulation of the best resin tears from the thorny African shrubs and trees that affects the cost. Furthermore experienced professionals with good equipment usually do the distillations and extracts.
Seed description below
Myrrh oil is non-irritant and non-sensitizing, but could be toxic in high dosage and should not be used in pregnancy, as it can act as a uterine stimulant.
Myrrh oil is of great benefit to the respiratory tract, the digestive system, for gum and mouth disorders, in skin care, as well as urogenital and gynecological problems.
The therapeutic properties of myrrh oil are:
"Counteracting, or suppressing catarrh".
"An agent that prevents or counteracts inflammation".
"Preventing or counteracting the pathogenic action of microbes”.
“Capable of preventing microbial infection”.
"A substance which draws tissue together, thus restricting the flow of blood".
"Having the health-giving properties of balsam; soothing, restorative".
"substance that induces the removal of gas from the digestive tract".
"Present participle of cicatrices".
"Stimulates blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus, causing menstruation".
"Causing or assisting the expulsion of phlegm".
"Having the ability to destroy or control fungus".
"An agent or drug that sedates, having a calming or soothing effect, or inducing sleep".
"That causes or promotes digestion".
"Pertaining to, having, or affecting the lungs".
"A substance that acts to increase physiological or nervous activity in the body".
"Pertaining to tension, especially of muscles".
"Of or pertaining to the uterus".
"Useful or used for healing wounds; healing, curative".
"An agent that improves appetite and digestion".