commiphora Molmol/myrrha (several species)-distilled from the resin. One of the most desired and expensive items in the world long before baby Jesus received it as a gift. Used as incense and embalming. Blends with FRANKINCENSE, LAVENDER, PATCHOULI, SANDALWOOD & SPICES.
Generally considered non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritating in low doses. Dilute well for topical use.
CHARACTER: "Spiritual Bridge", Calm, Tranquil, Solitude, Yang (hot, drying)
ETHERIC COLORS: Russet with touches of Blue, Deep Green
NOTE: Base to Middle
ELEMENT: Water & Ether
ASTRO: Saturn, Jupiter, Sun
ENERGY TYPE: 3, 2
ENERGY TYPE: 3, 2
USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES: Creativity, Imagination, Memory, Confidence, Motivation, Optimism, Sincerity, Expression, Enthusiastic, Meditation
+Light, sweet, frivolous, but with hidden depth. Sincere, imaginative, optimistic, warm, inviting. Surrounded by people asking their favors and opinions.
+Enjoy expressing themselves, masters of body language, in getting their point across.
+Do their own thing. May take decorating to the extreme…minimal or over-done.
+Extraordinary memory…not only words, but actions and expressions.
+Can adopt different looks and behavior patterns…stimulating and enjoyable people.
+Tolerant, accepting, non-judgmental, passionate in whatever they do.
+They are the ones to have around after a difficult birth, shock, or fear.
-If negative, can be uncooperative, sulky, vulnerable to criticism. May become almost child-like in the sense they have no confidence or self-esteem.
-If down, they need family and friends to rally round and coax them back into life.
USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE STATES: Emotional fatigue, Weary, Irritable, Nervous, Stress, Doubt, Fear, Sulky, Uncooperative, Vulnerable, Despondent
USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES: Accumulated fluids/toxins, Arthritis, Gout, Muscle aches, Poor circulation, Stiffness, Anorexia, Colic, Nausea, Flatulence, Colds, Flu, Infections, Migraine, Fibromyalgia, Nervous exhaustion, herpes, Sinusitis, Pain, Thyroid
PROPERTIES: antifungal, astringent, tonic, stimulant, expectorant, antiseptic, immune stimulant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic
BLENDS: Tree of Life, Spruce Mesa, Aztec Treasure, Kachina, Desert Cathedral, Kolob Trail, Timberline, Twelve Tribes, Walk Softly, Captivating, Enchantment, Forever Christmas, Kiva Dream, Power of Heaven, Sitalpu, Crown Prince, Pine Creek, Sunstone
ARCHETYPES: COUNSELOR, ACTOR, JUDGE, MYSTIC, ANGEL, CHILD WOUNDED
"Myrrh is mine, its bitter perfume
Breathes of life of gathering gloom"
(from We Three Kings by J. H. Hopkins)