Myrrh: Commiphora myrrha (Engl.)
Why myrrh? An ancient Christmas gift from the Wise Men, myrrh has been used in the east for many millennia. With a spicy and woody aroma, myrrh aromatherapy essential oil is often used for dental hygiene.
Quality Assured: Our certified organic myrrh essential oil is sustainably sourced from Somaliland and the U.S.A. The essential oil is steam distilled from myrrh gum and resin. Additionally, our expert aromatherapists here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally assess all of our oils—using touch, taste, smell, and lab analyses—to ensure that your essential oil is suitable for use and entirely free of adulterants.
How to Use
Benefits: Myrrh aromatherapy essential oil is a cleansing oil and a zesty addition to your dental hygiene routine. Try adding a few drops in homemade mouthwash or toothpaste for a crisp, spicy clean!
Regulatory Status: Myrrh essential oil is not listed on the FDA Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list.
Oils That Blend Well With Myrrh: Try blending the spicy and woody essential oil of myrrh with:
cinnamon Cinnamomum zeylanicum
sandalwood Santalum album
patchouli Pogostemon cablin
benzoin resinoid Styrax benzoin
FRESH AND CLEAN MOUTHWASH:
Lemon Citrus limonum oil: 10 drops
Chamomile German Matricaria recutita or Chamaemelum nobile (Roman) oil: 5 drops
Myrrh Commiphora myrrha oil: 5 drops
Tea tree Australia Melaleuca alternifolia oil: 5 drops
Blend the oils and put 3-5 drops in 1⁄2 cup of warm water and use as a mouth rinse.
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