Myrrh is a resin, or sap-like substance, that comes from a tree called Commiphora myrrha, common in Africa and the Middle East. It one of the most used essential oils.
Myrrh has been used as incense and perfume since the beginning of time.
It is linked to both African and Christian rituals. During the epiphany, it was given by the three kings to the Christ.
In spiritualism, it is called the ''calming oil '' because of its capacity to purify the body, soul and surrounding spaces.
Antagonistic to LDL-cholesterol it is also known to be antiseptic and to fight bacteria.