Myrrh - Somali
Dried oleo-gum-resin in reddish brown or deep yellow shade with a spicy, warm aroma when burned.
Myrrh is considered as potent natural antiseptic and can be used externally on the skin. It cleanses and disinfects the wounds, cuts and has properties to heal the wound faster. It is of great value in the treatment of mouth infections such as ulcers, gingivitis and pyorrhoea when used as a mouthwash. It is also proved to help in reducing the elevated cholesterol and lipid levels.
NOTE: PREGNANT WOMEN MUST AVOID MYRHH.