Herb of the Day: Myrrh

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Scientific Name: Commiphora molmol

Key Actions: Anti-inflammatory | Antimicrobial | Antiseptic | Astringent | Stimulant

Common Use: Skin and digestive problems

Common Dosage Form: Diluted tincture (topical)

Fun Fact: Most commonly known of its use in religion, myrrh is an herb that also serves as a rejuvenating facial treatment.

Source: http://www.history.com/news/a-wise-mans-cure-frankincense-and-myrrh
Image: http://www.savoryspiceshop.com/content/mercury_modules/cart/items/2/8/4/2842/myrrh-gum-1.jpg

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