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Myrrh (Balsamodendron myrrha, Commiphora myrrha) aka - Gum Myrrh

Myrrh is a powerful antiseptic, like Echinacea, it is a valuable cleansing and healing agent. Myrrh works on the stomach and colon to soothe and heal inflammation. Myrrh has been used as a stimulating tonic that promotes peristalsis and contains elements that stimulate gastric secretions and relax the digestive system. It stimulates the flow of blood to the capillaries. Myrrh helps speed the healing of the mucous membranes, including the gums, throat, stomach, and intestines. Myrrh has been proven to be one of the finest anti-bacterial and anti-viral agents making it good for uterus and vaginal infections and even dysentery. Myrrh has also been found to have mild astringent and anti-microbial properties; it contains 'silymarin,' which protects the liver from toxins and helps to strengthen liver function.

Primary uses: Here are just a few of the maladies Myrrh may provide relief for:

• Asthma/Bronchitis
• Colitis/Colon Problems
• Gastric Disorders
• Liver Diseases
• Mouth/Skin Sores
• Pyorrhea
• Ulcers (leg)
• Wounds


  • Properties: Alterative, Anti-biotic, Anti-microbial, Anti-septic, Astringent, Carminative, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Stimulant Primary nutrients: Chlorine, potassium, silicon, sodium, zinc
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