Commiphora myrrha Grown in Somalia

Myrrh oil has a warm, dry, resinous aroma with exotic earthy, balsamic notes.
The oil is popular for meditation & is considered a stimulating oil and has a long historical medicinal presence dating back to 1550 BC.

Process: Steam Distilled Essential Oil

Plant Part: Oleo-gum Resin

Note: Base Note, Fixative

Aroma Family: Resinous

Aroma: Soft, warm, sweet-smelling, earthy aroma with a light, spicy, slightly medicinal top note with lift; has very good fixative properties.

Blends With:

Benzoin, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Champaca, Cinnamon, Clove Bud, Cypress, Frankincense, Galbaum, Geranium, Ginger, Juniper Berry, Labdanum, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Melissa, Niaouli, Oakmoss, Patchouli, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Pine, Sandalwood, Spearmint & Sweet Orange.

“Myrrh oil is used in small amounts in perfumes of the heavy-floral type, heavy-Oriental type, woody-balsamic bases, etc. and it is excellent in high class forest notes, moss notes, etc., modified with cypress oil, juniper berry oil, mandarin petitgrain oil, etc.”*1.


Calming, healing, tones skin assisting signs of ageing, anti-septic, anti-depressant, & for coughs & colds.

Recommended Use:

In skin care it works well in anti-ageing treatments & skin eruptions like acne or cold sores; Antiseptic properties assist with healing skin infections and eczema. This essential oil can also help to boost immune systems and strengthen skin and gums; In blends it both stimulates & strengthen emotions to overcome difficulties; enhances  meditation & focus; Myrrh oil has been said to act as a sedative and an anti-depressant.

Care Instructions:

Do not apply directly to the skin or ingest without dilution. May be fetotoxic due to the presence of ß-elemene and furanodiene; avoid in pregnancy and breastfeeding.*2. Dilute before using. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.

Information on the traditional uses and properties are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before use.

Easy Recipe

Balancing Facial Toner

This is great for damaged or sensitive skin & balancing an oily complexion.


200ml bottle with atomiser 


75ml Rose Hydrosol

75ml Neroli Hydrosol

25ml Witch Hazel

25 drops Vegetable Glycerin

10 drops Myrrh Essential Oil

7 drops Melissa Essential Oil


Combine all the ingredients in a sterilised bottle & shake well before each use.

Store in dark, cool area, our refrigerate.


1.Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin, 1960, p. 430.

2.Tisserand, Robert and Rodney Young. Essential Oil Safety, 2nd ed., 2014, p. 357.