Leptospermum ericoides
Matricaria chamomilla (chamomilla recutita)
Cymbopogon martini var. martinii
Boswellia Carterii var. thurifera
Valeriana officinalis
Achillea millefolium
Commiphora myrrha
Salvia sclarea
Citrus reticulata blanco var. 'mandarin'
Daucus carota

Myrrh

Commiphora myrrha
Botanical name: 
Commiphora myrrha

Peaceful and warm

Please note: The information below is meant to give a brief outline of how an oil can be applied by a trained aromatherapist.
Please do not use this information as a guide for how to use essential oils at home.

Properties and applications: 
Expectorant - mucous coughs, bronchitis, catarrh
Anti Spasmodic - cramps, colic, nausea, nervous diarrhoea, asthma
Vulnerary - healing cracked skin, excema, cuts and grazes
Menstrual Regulator - irregular or heavy periods
Antiseptic, Antimicrobial - bacterial, fungal and viral infections
Hormone Regulator - irregular periods, pms, menopause, oedema,
Euphoric - depression, chronic conditions, lack of confidence, general unhappiness
Family: 
Burseraceae
Country of origin: 
Ethiopia, Somalia
Part of plant used: 
Resin colected from cuts in the bark of the tree
Method of extraction: 
Steam distillation
Blends with: 
Floral and woody oils, Frankincense, Patchouli and Grapefruit
Chemical character: 
Terpene type
Safety information: 
Caution - Uterine tonic, avoid first three months of pregnancy
Odour profile: 
Rich, spicy, heady and warm.
Plant description: 
A tough, spiny tree up to 3 meters high with small white flowers.
Historical use: 
A gift to Jesus from a wise man, myrrh is an ingredient of 'Kyphi' an ancient perfume used to ward off bad dreams.