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Opoponax (Sweet Myrrh) Essential Oil

Opoponax (Sweet Myrrh) Essential OilPOPO

Commiphora guidotti / erythraea (Somalia)



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Opoponax Historical Snippets:

Opoponax essential oil and resin has a rich history in China and Greece for wound healing. The Chinese even as far back as 600 B.C. used opoponax as a blood stimulant. The ancient Egyptians and other cultures love opoponax for incense and perfumes. The ancient Egyptians also incorporated opoponax into their embalming methodologies.

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Opoponax (Sweet Myrrh) Essential Oil

(Commiphora guidotti / erythraea)

Resin - Steam Distilled

Aromatherapeutic Uses:

Antiseptic, antispasmodic, expectorant, fragrance fixative. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 124.]


Opoponax (Sweet Myrrh) Aromatherapy References:


   Opoponax Essential Oil


   Wounds, inflammed skin, boils, skin ulcers, athletes foot, chapped, moist skin, weeping

   eczema, mature skin preservative


   Sore throat, asthm, bronchitis, cough

   Muscular / Skeletal:


   Cardiovascular / Lymphatic:





   Mouth ulcer, dysentery, intestinal colitis & inflammations, ulcers, diarrhea, gas,

   dyspepsia, hemorrhoids, loss of appetite



   Genito-Urinary / Reproductive:


  Nervous Brain/ Mind:

   Aid to meditation, "frees one from evil thoughts"

Sheppard-Hanger, Sylla. The Aromatherapy Practitioner Reference Manual: Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy, 1999. Print.


Opoponax essential oil is a rich and earthy oil with intense richness. All resin derived essential oils such as myrrh, frankincense and opoponax are great for the skin when used in a blend. Opoponax may be helpful for calming the mind and letting go of stress.

Opoponax oil blends well with all citrus oils and amber.

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