Similar to frankincense. Resinous, rich and slightly camphoreous, balsamic. Antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-viral, anti inflammatory, fungicidal, revitalizing yet calming. Astringent, expectorant, immune stimulant (increases white cell count), anti-depressive. Has been used for inflamed skin, voice loss, cough, gum disease, colds. Like frankincense, used to strengthen spirituality, meditation, prayer.
Diffuse. If using topically, dilute one part myrrh, 3 parts carrier oil (coconut, avocao, jojba, olive, etc.)