Myrrh - resin
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Myrrh, gum resin sold per 10g
Botanical name: Commiphora myrrha
Folk Names: Gum Myrrh Tree, Karan, Mirra Balsom, Odendron
Deities: Isis, Adonis, Ra, Marian
Powers: Protection, Exorcism, Healing, Spirituality
Magickal Uses: Myrrh has long been burned to honor the Egyptian Sun God, Ra - particularly at noon. It is said to have also been burned in the ancient temples of Isis.
Myrrh burned as incense uplifts vibrations and purifies the area, most commonly burned in a blend along with Frankincense or other resins.
Myrrh increases the potency of any incense it is added to.
Added to healing sachets, blends and potions, Myrrh is also a powerful cleanser which is often used to bless or consecrate objects and ritual tools.
Healing Properties: Most people using Myrrh for healing use it in it's essential oil form, though the resin can also be used.
There are current studies on the effectiveness of Myrrh to treat certain Cancers, though results are not yet confirmed.
*Our herbs are packaged in little plastic ziplock bags with labels
Information Sourced From: Cunninghams' Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, Scott Cunningham.
Wikipedia, www.anniesremedy.com, www.herbs2000.com, www.witchipedia.com, And our own private collection of grimoires and herbal lore