This gum-based resin is harvested by wounding the small thorny trees to secrete the Myrrh gum. The harvesting of the Myrrh resins is similar to that of the Frankincense. These resins are harvested by locals who have special skills and expertise.
Having similar anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties like the frankincense resins, the Myrrh resins have been used since ancient times in almost every household and have many physical and psychological benefits. The gummy resins can be used as ointment to treat burns, bruises, or abrasions on the skin. Having anti-inflammatory properties, these resins can help to reduce joint pain and swelling.
The burning of the myrrh resins is a common tradition in Omani and Arabic cultures, and the scent from resins helps to purify the air, eliminate bad or foul odors, keep insects or bugs away, etc. Apart from disinfecting, these resins have psychological advantages for the mind and body. The earthy fragrance of the Myrrh resin helps to reduce anxiety, stress, and depression. It has a calming and relaxing effect on the mind and helps with better concentration or meditation. Hence, these resins have great religious and spiritual significance throughout different civilizations and cultures.
Size- 250g e.