Scientific Name: Commiphora myrrha
Country of Origin: Kenya
Synonyms: Balsamodendrom myrrha, gum myrrh, common myrrh, hirabol myrrh, myrrha.
Plant Family: Burseraceae
Plant Parts Used: Bush/Stem/Branches
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Pale yellow to amber oily viscous liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Base
Aroma: Smoky, gum like and slightly musky
Main Constituents: Mainly heerabolen, limonen, dipentene, pinene, eugenol, cinnamaldehyde, cuminaldehyde, cadinene among others
Blends With: Benzoin, Clove, Frankincense, Galbanum, Lavender, Patchouli and Sandalwood
Safety Precautions: Avoid during pregnancy