Myrrh Essential oil, Dark, Somalia

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Name:  Myrrh oil, Dark, Somalia

Species:  Commiphora myrrha (myrrh) oil

Plant Part:  Gum Resin

Extraction Method:  Steam Distilled

Country of Origin:  Somalia

Colour:  Light to dark amber.

Note:  Base

Strength of Aroma:  Medium to Strong


Aromatic Description:   Myrrh oil, Dark, Somalia is sweet, very rich and balsamic.


Blends well with: frankincense, sandalwood, benzoin, oakmoss, cypress, juniperberry, mandarin, Geranium, patchouli, thyme, mints, lavender, pine and the spicy oils.


Safety precautions:  Non-toxic, non-irritant and generally non-sensitizing. Non-hazardous in pregnancy.


Other information Myrrh has been used for its aromatic properties for nearly 4000 years. Along with frankincense this was one of the gifts brought to Jesus of Nazareth. Though it is high yield, up to 10 percent, it is the accumulation of the best resin tears from the thorny African shrubs and trees that affects the cost. Furthermore experienced professionals with good equipment usually do the distillations and extracts.


Class:  Sesquiterpene

CAS#:  8016-37-3

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