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of plant used:||Branches and stems|
Name:||Commiphora Myrrha |
Myrrh Essential Oil:
Myrrh Essential Oil is distilled from the
branches, twigs and stems of the plant. Myrrh is native to Africa and Asia.
use of Myrrh dates back to Ancient Egypt where it was used medicinally and burnt
Myrrh is an emmenagogue and must be avoided during
For more information: Myrrh
Essential Oil Properties and Uses:
Essential Oil Constituents:
Heerabolene: No current data available
Elemol: No current data available
Cuminaldehyde: No current data available
Eugenol: Anaesthetic, antimicrobal, disinfecting, stimulant,
aromatic and anticonvulsant.
Eugenol is a Phenylpropanoid in the Phenols group.
Eugenol is widely distributed in the plant kingdom.
Sensitivity should be tested before using this substance or oil on the skin.
Sesquiterpenes: When sesquiterpenes occur in essential oils it
is mostly in combination with monoterpenes. Sesquiterpenes have a higher melting
point than monoterpenes.
Sesquiterpenes are anaesthetic, antifungal,
antiseptic and antibacterial.
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