Myrrh

From our list of ailments, see what Myrrh can be used for:

  • Abscesses
  • Appetite Lack of
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Canker Sores
  • Chest Congestion
  • Cholesterol High
  • Circulation Poor
  • Cold Sores
  • Colds and Flu
  • Coughs
  • Digestion Poor
  • Dyspepsia
  • Emphysema
  • Fever
  • Flu Virus
  • Gas Flatulence
  • Gastritis
  • Genito-Urinary Ailments
  • Halitosis
  • Herpes
  • Indigestion
  • Lungs
  • Menstrual Problems
  • Menstruation Excessive
  • Menstruation Late
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Respiratory Problems
  • Sinus
  • Skin Ulcers
  • Sore Throat
  • Stomach Upset
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tuberculosis
  • Ulcers
  • Upset Stomach
  • Urinary Tract Problems
  • Venereal Disease
  • Warts
  • Yeast Infections

Natural Remedies using Myrrh

They call it C. molmol, but also resin, and Myrrh Commiphora. All PH2 entries below were derived from Gruenwald’s entry for C. molmol. The USDA equates C. molmol with C. myrrha.

Dosages (Myrrh) — 1 tsp powdered myrrh/cup water 1–2 ×/day (APA); 5–10 drops tincture/glass water for mouthwash or gargle (APA); 6–10 drops tincture several ×/day (MAD); 1–2 ml tincture 3 ×/day (SKY); 2.5–5.0 ml myrrh tincture (CAN; PNC); 8–10 drops myrrh extract to 4 ×/day (APA); 0.3–1.2 g resin/day (HHB); 1 g resin 3 ×/day (SKY); 0.3–1.5 g (MAD).

Abscesses, Appetite Lack of, Arteriosclerosis, Asthma, Bronchitis, Canker Sores, Chest Congestion, Cholesterol High, Circulation Poor, Cold Sores, Colds and Flu, Coughs, Digestion Poor, Dyspepsia, Emphysema, Fever, Flu Virus, Gas Flatulence, Gastritis, Genito-Urinary Ailments, Halitosis, Herpes, Indigestion, Lungs, Menstrual Problems, Menstruation Excessive, Menstruation Late, Postnasal Drip, Respiratory Problems, Sinus, Skin Ulcers, Sore Throat, Stomach Upset, Tooth Decay, Tuberculosis, Ulcers, Upset Stomach, Urinary Tract Problems, Venereal Disease, Warts, Yeast Infections

The Benefit of using Myrrh as a natural cure

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Myrrh) — Class 2b. None known (KOM; PHR). ‘No adverse effects from myrrh have been reported” (SKY). Emmenagogue and uterotonic.

Cicely, Myrrhis odorata, is a perennial native to the woodlands in central Europe. The fern-like leaves can be harvested and eaten raw or cooked with a flavor similar to anise. Grows best in partial shade and grows well in deep containers. Learn more about .

Essential oils with stimulating qualities: nutmeg, labdanum, sandalwood, rose, cinnamon leaf, myrrh, cedar (for precautions see pages 23 and 26).

I doubt that the Herbal PDR editors and Commission E writers are any wiser than the wise men or me, or Madaus in 1938, or Felter in 1898, at knowing which species of Commiphora is myrrh.