Myrrh Tincture - 100ml - (Quality Assured)
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This will breakthe cell membranes of the plant downso the plant constituents can be extracted more effectively. The authors of the study concluded that myrrh (Commiphora molmol) emulsion is a “powerful antioxidant” that can “protect against PbAc-induced hepatic oxidative damage and immunotoxicity by reducing lipid peroxidation and enhancing the antioxidant and immune defense mechanisms.” As the resins in myrrh do not readily dissolve in water, the best way to prepare myrrh is in tincture form. Tinctured myrrh is typically made in a 1:5 ratio meaning 1 part myrrh and 5 parts menstrum. The menstrum used in this particular tincture is 90% ethanol alcohol, and 10% water. The tincture preparation of myrrh is indicated for use as a gargle or mouthwash. 5 to 10 drops (one-sixteenth to one-eighth of a teaspoon) added to 8 ounces of water is the standard dosage for both these uses. Myrrh tincture can also be applied straight on sore gums, lip or mouth tissue up to three times daily. The diluted tincture, which can be made or bought commercially, can be used as a skin wash or as a vaginal douche for thrush. Amounts for these applications vary (E Drug Digest). The tincture of myrrh can also be used for infections, feverish conditions from head colds to glandular fevers, respiratory conditions and as an ingredient in expectorant preparations (Purple Sage). It can also be used undiluted as a paint for ulcers and wounds (Heilpflanzen).
Anti-inflammatory properties of myrrh oil may help treat gingivitis, though more research is needed. However, research has discovered that myrrh-containing mouthwashes promote the healing of oral wounds. It is also recommended not to use myrrh-based products for more than two weeks at a time or in large doses, as the extract could end up damaging tissue. 4. Help fight germs Essential oils, and other oils, may help reduce the appearance of scars by regenerating the skin cells of damaged skin. Some oils also have… READ MOREMyrrh gum has often been claimed to reduce the symptoms of indigestion, ulcers, colds, cough, asthma, respiratory congestion, arthritis, and cancer.  Religious ritual [ edit ] In Ancient Egypt and Punt (Horn of Africa) [ edit ] In Ancient Egypt, myrrh was used to treat hay fever and herpes. The ancient Greeks used it as an antiseptic for soldiers to clean up battle wounds, and myrrh was commonly carried into the battlefield. Breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if myrrh is safe to use when breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Ibraheem WI, Hakami AA, Shafei AA, et al. Evaluating soft tissue healing after implant placement using two different mouthwashes (myrrh and chlorhexidine gluconate): a randomized control trial. Medicina (Kaunas) 2022;58(10):1351. View abstract. This is done for a period of time to extract the medicinal properties of the herb into the liquid. They are then strained and the liquid is kept and the herb is discarded. In test-tube studies, combined myrrh and frankincense oils improved their effectiveness against infectious bacteria and other microbes. About 11% of this improvement was due to synergistic interactions of the oils ( 46).Cai T, Tiscione D, Cocci A, et al. Hibiscus extract, vegetable proteases and Commiphora myrrha are useful to prevent symptomatic UTI episode in patients affected by recurrent uncomplicated urinary tract infections. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2018;90(3):203-207. View abstract. Myrrh seems to be able to stimulate uterine bleeding, which is why some women use it to start their menstrual periods. If you have a uterine bleeding condition, use myrrh with caution, since it might make this condition worse.