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
Part of plant used:
Resin colected from cuts in the bark of the tree
Floral and woody oils, Frankincense, Patchouli and Grapefruit
Caution - Uterine tonic, avoid first three months of pregnancy
Rich, spicy, heady and warm.
A tough, spiny tree up to 3 meters high with small white flowers.
A gift to Jesus from a wise man, myrrh is an ingredient of 'Kyphi' an ancient perfume used to ward off bad dreams.