Uses & benefits oF Myrrh
Benefits of diffusion: The balsamic, earthy, resinous, musky, woody, warm aroma of Myrrh Essential Oil is revitalizing, grounding, uplifting and balancing to mellow out the emotions and bring acceptance, understanding and compassion, heal emotional wounds, and encourage forgiveness of self and others when dealing with rejection, sorrow, grief, loss, self-judgment, self-loathing etc.
One of the Angelic fragrances, its aroma cleansing, protective and purifying to dispel negative or harmful energies from the spaces where it is diffused, it can be accentuated for this purpose by adding Frankincense and or Palo Santo. It is also restorative, calming and creates a relaxing atmosphere, instills a sense of inner peace, harmony and stillness and when used during meditation or prayer helps improve spiritual expansion and understanding.
It has mild sedative properties and a relaxing effect on the nervous system to help relieve stress, nervous or mental tension and foster tranquility to boost creativity.
It helps regularize hormonal imbalances to relieve irritability, fatigue, mood swings headaches and other effects of PMS and when inhaled regularly via diffusion helps normalize irregular menstruation.
As a tonic it helps strengthen all the body’s systems and organs, accelerate blood circulation to soothe the nervous system, improve brain activity, regulate metabolic rate and boost immunity, protect the body against oxidative stress and prevent immunotoxicity.
It is a powerful decongestant, expectorant with both anti catarrhal and anti-viral properties to help relieve congestion, inhibit phlegm deposits in the lungs and respiratory tracts to provide relief from coughs, congestion, colds, bronchitis, and other breathing issues as well as sore throats. Myrrh also has a detoxifying effect to expel excess salt, water, and other toxins from the body through perspiration and helps fight fevers and flu from other viral infections.
It is beneficial for the stomach’s overall health and improve digestion by stimulating bile secretion and relieve indigestion, flatulence and other digestive issues.
Topical use benefits: Apply to the lower abdomen and back during menstruation for its strong analgesic and antispasmodic properties to help relieve the pain and cramping beneficial in treating both dysmenorrhea and amenorrhea. It also helps stimulate blood flow in obstructed menses.
Massage into affected areas for its anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic and analgesic properties which help relieve inflammation and spasms of the muscles, joints, ease swelling, pain, tightness, aches and other symptoms of arthritis, rheumatism, osteoarthritis or injury from exercise, sports etc.
Apply to stomach area to help promote digestive health and relieve issues like indigestion, flatulence etc.
Massage into varicose veins for its circulatory properties to ease pressure on the veins which helps relieve pains and with consistent use can help fade them. Gently apply to hemorrhoids to help shrink and relieve pain.
Apply to the soles of the feet at night to help detoxify and stimulate perspiration to expel toxins and inhibit microbial growth to prevent and treat fevers from mumps, measles, pox etc.
Apply to the chest area for its decongestant, expectorant and anti-catarrhal benefits to help relieve congestion in the respiratory tract and provide relief from coughs, colds, breathing and other issues of congestion.
Massage all over the body to help improve circulation and stimulate the immune system to improve overall health.
Apply to minor cuts and scrapes to accelerate their healing and protect the wounds from infection and by facilitating the regeneration of skin, it is known to accelerate the healing of skin ulcers, sores, and lesions. .
Apply to areas affected by psoriasis, eczema, rashes and other skin irritation to help calm the inflammation, relieve itchiness and other discomfort.
Skincare benefits: As a natural skincare ingredient in a moisturizer/serum for its cleansing, brightening, complexion enhancing, skin cell rejuvenating and regenerating properties to help repair skin damage, clear blemishes, hyperpigmentation issues and with consistent use diminish the appearance of scars, age spots etc.
A powerful emollient to help deeply moisturize and prevent dryness and dehydration that can lead to chapping or cracking.
Its potent antioxidant properties help combat and repair free radical, sun and environmental damage to prevent premature aging and pigmentation issues.
Its astringent properties help improve skin cell elasticity and smoothen skin tone for naturally healthy, firmer skin.
Its antimicrobial and antibacterial properties which help cleanse the skin and prevent infection in the pores, beneficial in treating acne, blackheads etc.
Its astringent, detoxifying and lymph draining properties help treat cellulite and with consistent use, tighten stretch marks to diminish their appearance.
Hair care benefits: Help treat underactive sebaceous glands which cause dry hair and scalp to prevent and treat dandruff. It also helps strengthen the grip of hair on the scalp to prevent hair loss