Myrrh Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Commiphora myrrha
  • Alternative Names: African Myrrh, Gum Myrrh
  • Botanical Family: Burseraceae
  • Primary Constituent: Myrrh sesquiterpenoid
  • Other Main Constituents: Curzerene
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Resin

Effects of Frankincense and Myrrh essential oil on transdermal absorption in vitro of Chuanxiong and penetration mechanism of skin blood flow (Only Available in Chinese)

Zhu XF, Luo J, Guan YM, Yu YT, Jin C, Zhu WF, Liu HN Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi, 2017 ABSTRACT: The aim of this paper was to explore the effects of Frankincense and Myrrh essential oil on transdermal absorption in vitro of Chuanxiong, and to investigate the possible penetration mechanism of their essential oil from the perspective of skin… Read more »

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board PDQ Cancer Information Summaries, 2017 EXCERPT: This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the use of aromatherapy and essential oils in the treatment of people with cancer. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer… Read more »

The anti-dermatophyte activity of Commiphora molmol

Mahboubi M, Mohammad Taghizadeh Kashani L Pharmaceutical biology, 2016 ABSTRACT: CONTEXT: Commiphora molmol Engl (Burseraceae) or myrrh has been traditionally used for the treatment of skin fungal infections. OBJECTIVE: This study evaluates the antifungal activity of myrrh ethanol extract and essential oil against skin dermatophytes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The antifungal evaluations were performed by the… Read more »