Commiphora myrrha (C. molmol)
Myrrh essential oil is used in aromatherapy to relieve minor skin irritations, cuts, bruises and minor burns as well as for symptomatic relief of acne and boils.
Inhalation: Add 4 to 12 drops to a bowl of steaming hot water or a diffuser. Inhale slowly for 5-10 minutes.
Topical - Bath: Add 2 drops (1st use) up to 8 drops in a neutral emulsifier or foaming base and stir. Bathe for 10 minutes, once a day.
Massage : Mix 1 to 2 drops in 1/2 teaspoon (2.5ml) of vegetable oil; apply on the affected area 3 times a day.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. DO NOT TAKE ORALLY. DO NOT USE ESSENTIAL OILS UNDILUTED. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with vegetable oil. Do not use if you are pregnant or nursing. If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use. May cause allergic reaction (e.g. skin rashes, irritation, and dermatitis and/or irritation of the respiratory tract); in which case, discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner. If nausea, dizziness, headache or allergic reactions occur, discontinue use. Do not use on inflamed skin or in the event of dermatitis. Avoid exposing treated area to sunlight for 24 to 48 hours. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or persist.