Myrrh Essential Oil

Kate's Magik

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Botanical Name:
Commiphora myrrha
Plant Part:
Resin
Extraction Method:
Steam Distilled
Origin:
North Africa
Perfumery Note:
Base
Therapeutic Qualities:
Myrrh Essential Oil has been used as a sacred oil and resin since ancient times. It awakens spirituality, aids in meditation and is ideal for cleansing rituals before healing. It instills peace, trust and courage. Helps let go of stagnant pain and resentment and can bring in forgiveness and vision for a new path.
Magikal Qualities:
Burned as an incense, myrrh purifies the space and lifts vibrations. It is generally used in conjunction with frankincense or other resins. Myrrh is used in healing incenses and in sachets. Its smoke is used to purify and bless objects such as amulets, talismans, charms, and magical tools.
Scent:
Myrrh Essential Oil has a warm, rich, spicy balsamic odor.
History/Lore:
Myrrh has been used as an ingredient in incense and perfumes as well as for embalming and fumigation practices in Ancient Egypt. In folk tradition it was used for muscular pains and in rheumatic plasters. Myrrh Oil, distilled from the resin, has been used since ancient times to heal wounds. It is also said that one of the three kings brought Myrrh as an offering to Jesus when he was born. Myrrh was also considered to be sacred to Isis, the Egyptian goddess of motherhood, magic and fertility.
Cautions:
Myrrh Essential Oil can possibly be toxic in high concentrations, and should not be used during pregnancy.