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

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 »