Since the Egyptians it has been used to support and maintain healthy skin. Many of the skin care products and animal scents ointment contain myrrh essential oil. Myrrh is also a powerful antioxidant support and today is widely used in oral hygiene products.
Myrrh is obtained from the resin of the trunk and it belongs to the same family as Frankincense.
One of the special things about Myrrh on a chemical level is that it contains a high content of sesquiterpenes, a class of compounds that have a direct effect on the pituitary, hypothalamus, and amygdala - the seat of our emotions. It is purifying, restorative, revitalizing, and uplifting.
Myrrh is a component of many Young Living products including Boswellia Wrinkle Cream™, ClaraDerm™, Essential Beauty™ Serum, and Abundance™, Gratitude™, Hope™, and Humility™ essential oil blends.
"Now when every maid's turn was come to go in to king Ahasuerus, after that she had been twelve months, according to the manner of the women, (for so were the days of their purifications accomplished, to wit, six months with oil of myrrh, and six months with sweet odours, and with other things for the purifying of the women;)"