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August 3, 2015

Myrrh Essential Oil Uses

 

Like Frankincense, Myrrh oil (Commiphora myrrha) is extracted from resin that oozes from very tough bark. It has a sharp, strong, woody scent. Ancient Greek soldiers used to carry Myrrh oil into battle for psychic protection, as well as first aid.

Combines well with:

Frankincense, Sandalwood, Cypress, Juniper Berry, Red Mandarin, Geranium, Patchouli, Thyme, Peppermint, Spearmint, Wintergreen, Lavender, Pine, Pine Needles, Cinnamon Bark, Clove Bud, Ginger Root, Nutmeg, Coriander, Cardamom, Lemongrass, Palmarosa, Elemi, Rose, Rosewood

About Myrrh

How to Use Myrrh

Recipes

*Please note: With any recipes involving bath or massage blends, always test on a small part of your skin first before using all over your body. Please be sure your skin can handle the blend before being covered in it.

A Soothing Blend

Massage formula into the chest using slow, clockwise strokes.

Relaxing Foot Bath

Fill a basin with warm/hot water, add formula. Soak feet and enjoy for at least 15 minutes.

Nail Cream

Combine all ingredients except the Myrrh and Sandalwood in a double boiler. Heat gently until melted, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir for a minute and add essential oils while stirring. Put in a clean container. Close when completely cool. Label and keep out of the light. Massage a small amount into nails and cuticles 3 times a week.

Other Suggestions

Here is what our RMO family members are saying about it on Facebook:

Finally

Myrrh oil is one that is great for holidays and it’s great for all sorts of use. Have I inspired you to try something new with it? Please share in the comment section below. It would be fascinating to hear!

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