Myrrh Essential Oil
Myrrh Essential Oil

Myrrh Essential Oil

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Product Description

Extracted from the resin of the myrrh plant, Myrrh Essential Oil (Commiphora myrrha) has a woodsy, earthy, warm balsamic scent. Sometimes referred to as African Myrrh, Herabol Myrrh, Somali Myrrhor, or Common Myrrh, myrrh essential oil has powerful antispasmodic, antiseptic, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, regenerative, antifungal, antibacterial, and calming properties.

Myrrh Essential Oil is part of Rocky Mountain Oils Skin Care and Mood collections.

The statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Neither Rocky Mountain Oils nor its products are intended for the purpose of diagnosing, treating, curing or preventing any disease. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult your physician before using these products.

Benefits & Features

Myrrh Essential Oil Benefits

  • Provides respiratory support
  • Alliavtes coughing and eases breathing
  • Improves blood circulation
  • Tones and tightens skin
  • Reduces skin oiliness and acne
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Calms nervous system
  • Deodorizes your space
  • Reduces menstrual cramps
  • Reduces pain and inflammation
  • Promote faster wound healing


Myrrh Essential Oil Uses

  • Diffuse myrrh oil to kill microbes and germs in the area and to promote emotional balance.
  • Dilute and topically apply a couple drops of myrrh oil to improve the appearance of skin by reducing inflammation and supporting skin regeneration.
  • Dilute and topically apply a couple drops of myrrh oil to help speed up the healing process of wounds and promote tissue regeneration.
  • Diffuse, inhale, or topically apply myrrh essential oil to soothe respiratory issues such as coughs, bronchitis, and asthma.


Myrrh Essential Oil Recipes

Myrrh Essential Oil Immune Boosting Diffuser Blend: Add 3 drops myrrh essential oil, 3 drops Frankincense Serrata essential oil, and 3 drops lemon essential oil to your diffuser to help support immune system health.


Botanical Name: Commiphora myrrha
Country of Origin: Somalia
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Resin
Aroma: Woodsy, Earthy
Consistency: Medium to Thick
Blends Well With: CedarwoodCucumber SeedFrankincense SerrataLavenderNeroliRoseSandalwoodYlang Ylang

Safety / Purity

Dilution before applying topically.

Click here for dilution rates.Not recommended for use while pregnant or breastfeeding.

Kids Safety: Safe to use topically with children 2 years of age and older. Dilute to a .5-2% dilution rate for topical application.

Practice safe diffusing:

- Diffuse in an open, well-ventilated area.

- Keep children out of the direct line of mist.

- Diffuse in 30-60 minute intervals with ample break periods for safe and effective use.

Test Results

Your trust and confidence is very important to us. As part of our S.A.A.F.E. Promise™ to you, we provide GC/MS (Gas Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry) test results from a verified third party, independent lab for each one of our essential oil products.

GC/MS tests verify purity and quality of the oils we sell, so you can be sure you're using the highest quality oils available on the market today.

GC/MS Test: Click Here

For batch specific GC/MS test click here.


Myrrh Essential Oil FAQ

  • Is myrrh essential oil safe for dogs?

    Myrrh essential oil is generally safe for dogs when used in moderation and under the guidance of a veterinarian.

  • Is myrrh essential oil safe for cats?

    Myrrh essential oil is generally not considered safe for use around cats.

  • What is myrrh essential oil used for?

    Skincare, inflammation, respiratory support, stress relief, wound healing, oral health, emotional support, immune support, and more

  • What are the myrrh essential oil skin benefits?

    • Promotes skin cell regeneration
    • Speeds up healing of wounds
    • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
    • Promotes youthful complexion
    • Treats skin infections
    • Reduces skin inflammation, redness, and swelling
    • Helps reduce skin conditions like psoriasis and rosacea
    • Soothes dry and chapped skin
    • Moisturizes, softens, and hydrates skin
    • Helps heal wounds and scars
    • Helps prevent infection 
  • What is so special about myrrh?

    One of the special things about myrrh is its anti-inflammatory properties. Myrrh contains compounds that can help to reduce inflammation in the body, making it a useful remedy for a variety of health issues, including respiratory and digestive problems.

    Myrrh has also been used in religious and spiritual practices for centuries, and is still used today in many cultures for its grounding and centering properties. It is often used in meditation and prayer, as well as in rituals and ceremonies.

  • What do frankincense and myrrh essential oils do?

    Frankincense and myrrh essential oils are both derived from the resins of trees that grow in the Middle East and Africa. Both oils have been used for centuries in traditional medicine, spiritual practices, and skincare.

    Frankincense essential oil is known for its anti-inflammatory properties, making it useful for a variety of health issues, including respiratory problems, digestive issues, and arthritis. It is also commonly used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation, reduce stress and anxiety, and improve mood.

    Myrrh essential oil is also anti-inflammatory and has antimicrobial properties that make it useful for treating infections and boosting the immune system. It is often used to promote skin health and reduce inflammation, as well as to support respiratory and digestive health.

  • Is myrrh essential oil good for sleep?

    Myrrh essential oil is known for its calming and soothing properties and can help promote relaxation, which may be beneficial for sleep. The oil's rich, warm, and earthy aroma can create a peaceful and calming atmosphere that helps reduce stress and anxiety, promoting restful sleep. Additionally, myrrh essential oil is believed to have sedative properties, which may help induce sleep.