The benefits of myrrh go back to the time of the Ancient Egyptians. Used as an antiseptic, to repel fleas and prevent skin aging, it was such a valuable commodity that it was presented to baby Jesus along with frankincense and gold.
The benefits of myrrh continue to be evaluated in modern times. Shown to be a powerful antioxidant and like frankincense it is now being considered by modern medicine to treat certain cancers and tumors.
Properties: Anti-Tumor, Anti-Infectious, Anti-Inflammatory, Antiseptic, Astringent, Tonic
Historical Uses for Well Being: Acne, Asthma, Athlete’s foot, Bronchitis, Bronchial obstructions, Cancer, Candida, Catarrh, Cough, Digestive system, Dyspepsia, Eczema, Erysipelas (skin strep), Flatulence, Fungal infection, Gingivitus, Gum disease, Hemorrhoids, Herpes, Leprosy, Mouth ulcer, Mucus (reduction), Ringworm, Skin, Skin (wrinkles) , Skin cancer, Sore throat, Wound (infection)