Nutritional Supplements Library
What is Myrrh?
Myrrh is a red-brown resinous (secretion of plant) material, the dried sap of the tree Commiphora myrrha, native to Somalia and the eastern parts of Ethiopia. The saps of a number of other Commiphora and Balsamodendron species are also known as myrrh, including that from Commiphora erythraea (sometimes called East Indian myrrh), it grows in desert regions, particularly in northeastern Africa and the Middle East and in regions around Arabia. It has had a number of reported medicinal uses throughout recorded history.
What is the effective dosage of Myrrh supplementation?
Follow the instruction written on product label.
What are the benefits of Myrrh supplementation?
• Myrrh is used to treats virtually all upper-respiratory infections and chest problems due to colds and coughs.
• It is a powerful antiseptic and expectorant.
• It has antibacterial, antifungal, antiinflammatory and antiviral properties.
• It is used as mouthwash, helps to fight bad breath when taken internally.
What are the side effects of Myrrh supplementation?
It appears to be safe, but Side effects associated with myrrh is not completely known, consult your doctor before using it.Myrrh is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a flavoring, fragrance, or stabilizing ingredient in beverages, cosmetics, drugs, and foods. It could be dangerous if used for an extended period of time, and it should not be taken in large doses (many times the recommended amounts).
Do not use Myrrh during pregnancy and avoid contact to the eyes and mucus membrane areas.