Simple Herbal Extracts | Myrrh



Botanical Name

Commiphora  molmol

Part Used

gum resin


Not for use in pregnancy *

Traditional Information*

An excellent astringent, antiinflammatory,  and antiseptic used topically for apthous stomatata, bedsores,  herpes, and as a gargle for strep throat, laryngitis and pyorrhea. Used internally Myrrh stimulates white blood cells and is specifically indicated for acute infections of the mucous membranes of the throat, bronchials, stomach and bowels - bronchitis, leaky gut syndrome, mucous colitis, and ileitis.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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