Myrrh (mo yao), commiphora myrrha October 09 2014

The resin of a small bush native to the Red Sea region, myrrh has been held as extremely precious both for its spiritual associations and for its use in healing. 

Chinese Herbal Properties: calming, regenerating, transforming

SCIENCE

Known to have antiseptic properties, myrrh is recognized for its superior benefits on mature or tired skin, as well as skin prone to break-outs.

HISTORY

It is one of the few herbs in the Chinese Materia Medica specifically designated as a skin regenerator, and is also used to correct puffiness and for its calming qualities.