Botanical Name: Commiphora molmol
Organic Status: Wild-crafted
Country of Origin: Somalia
Plant Part: Powdered Gum
Description: Myrrh resin is a natural gum. It has been used historically as a perfume, incense and medicine. Myrrh is used externally in liniments for bruises, aches, and sprains or healing salves that can be applied to abrasions and other minor skin ailments. Myrrh is used as an antiseptic in mouthwashes, gargles, and toothpastes.
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