Ancient records show that Myrrh was deemed so valuable that at times it was valued at its weight in gold. Myrrh essential oil is used for centuries for its internal and external health benefits. Myrrh has been used throughout history as a perfume, incense, and health aid. Myrrh has powerful cleansing properties, especially for the mouth and throat. It is also soothing to the skin, promoting a smooth, youthful complexion and promotes emotional wellbeing when used aromatically.
There are many uses for Myrrh oil as studies have shown it to be a powerful antioxidant, antifungal, and antibacterial, anti-parasitic, and it serves as great support for skin health including the treatment of wounds. So you could add 1–2 drops to toothpaste for added cleansing benefits, diffuse to help lift your mood, add to your moisturizer to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to the desired area. Dilute with Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.
Essential oils ARE POTENT, always use essential oils safely. Do not use during pregnancy. Keep out of reach of children. If you are nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. May cause nausea.