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11 Surprising Benefits and Uses of Myrrh Oil

by in Essential Oils, Health Tips, News & Events February 6, 2019

Uses of Myrrh OilBenefits and Uses of Myrrh Oil

You may have heard of myrrh from Biblical stories, as one of the precious gifts offered by the three wise men to the newborn baby Jesus.

This valuable element actually has a long history of use, especially in ancient civilizations. Today, myrrh is most commonly known — and used — as an essential oil.

Myrrh has been used in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for a very long time.

Scientists are now testing the potential uses of Myrrh oil, which include pain, infections and skin sores.

In addition to its pleasant, warm, and earthy scent, myrrh oil may have several health and medicinal benefits.

Studies are suggesting that it may help kill harmful bacteria, support oral health, help heal skin sores, and ease pain and swelling.

Continue reading this excellent article, published by EcoWatch

Myrrh oil is generally safe for adults. However, as with other essential oils, please use this oil with caution. Myrrh oil is not recommended for pregnant women and nursing moms.

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