Sweet Myrrh Essential Oil

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Sweet Myrrh resin is a sap like substance that exudes from the barks of the Commiphora holtziana tree. Traditionally, Sweet Myrrh was used as a fragrance, for embalming bodies by Egyptians, as food flavouring, for treating wounds and the paste was used to stop bleeding and as a treatment of hay fever. It was often burned at funerals and solemn occasions as a symbol of suffering.

Botanical Name: Commiphora holtziana

Aromatic Description: Amber, woody, smoky and sweet

Part of plant distilled: Resin.

Colour: Greenish with a viscous consistency.

Main compounds: Terpenoids and sesquiterpenes.

Method of Extraction: Steam distillation.

Properties: Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal and therapeutic.



  • Soothes cracked patches.
  • Prevents aging and reduces wrinkles.
  • Moisturizes skin and keeps it healthy.
  • Tones the skin and helps to clear marks and scars.
  • Prevents hair loss by strengthening roots.


  • Fights fasciolasis.
  • Helps decrease the symptoms of the infection as well as parasite’s egg count.


  • Used for massages as a muscle relaxant.
  • Eases troubled thoughts by quieting the mind.
  • Sets a tranquil yet intense mood.


  • Relieves respiratory diseases by relieving congestion and reducing phlegm.
  • Helps treat ‘hyperthyroidism’.
  • Treats athletes’ foot and ring worms.
  • Promotes tissue repair and clears toxins from the body.



  • Add a few drops into your diffuser.
  • Add several drops to your hot bath.
  • Add to household cleaning agents.
  • Add a few drops in hot water or onto a hot towel and inhale.
  • Blend with other oils and spray.


Always conduct a test patch on the inner forearm by applying diluted essential oil and give it time, if it does not show adverse reactions use on other parts of the body.

  • Mix with carrier oils and apply on hair or skin.
  • Rub a few drops between your palms.
  • Add to your moisturizer for toning and rejuvenation of the skin.
  • Add a few drops to a damp towel and apply directly to inflamed areas.
  • Place a hot towel with a few drops of the oil on the chest for respiratory decongestion.


  • Dilute and burn in an oil burner.


  • Not for internal use.
  • If with any medical condition related to heart or skin consult a medic first.
  • Keep away from sunlight.
  • Slightly flammable. Store away from heat.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, nose, ears and mucous membranes.
  • Do not use on already damaged skin.
  • Pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants, young children and people with serious medical conditions should ALWAYS consult a physician before using essential oils.


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