Myrrh Benefits, Uses and Recipes Many more studies have been done in the past few decades on the uses and benefits of myrrh, which have shown its capabilities on the hormonal, immune, and nervous systems, as well as on skin. Primary Benefits: ~Powerful cleansing properties, especially for the mouth and throat ~Soothing to the skin; promotes a smooth, youthful-looking complexion ~Promotes emotional balance and well-being Emotional Benefits: In addition to the physical support myrrh offers the body, there are also the emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of this oil. It's said to impact our sense of maternal connection and healthy attachment, especially relating to trust, abandonment, trauma, and feeling unsafe. Because healthy attachment is critical to our sense of safety in the world around us and those in it, it may support the parent-child bond in adoption and fostering, or support an adult in releasing childhood trauma that may impact their current relationships or ability to form trusting bonds with others. Complimentary Oils - Myrrh essential oil blends well with Frankincense, Lavender, Sandalwood and all spice oils. � Popular Uses of Myrrh Essential Oil: 1. Add 1–2 drops to toothpaste for added cleansing benefits and to promote oral health. 2. Diffuse to help promote awareness and uplift your mood. 3. Add to your lotion/moisturizer to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 4. Add 1–2 drops to 1/4 cup of water with a little agave or honey to help ease digestive discomfort. 5. Diffuse as desired or place 1-2 drops myrrh essential oil in your palms and cup over the nose and mouth while you breathe naturally for trust. Inspiration for Using Myrrh Essential Oil: Nourishing Cuticle Cream: Melt 2 Tbsp Shea Butter with 1 Tbs coconut oil, add 7 drops each Lavender and Myrrh essential oils. Pour into jars, let cool all the way before sealing. DIY Mouthwash: In a glass container, mix 1/2 c Filtered Water, 1 tsp Calcium Magnesium Powder and 2 drops each Cinnamon Bark, Peppermint, Clove, and Myrrh essential oils. Rinse mouth after you brush your teeth.�� Christmas Gifts Diffuser Blend: 5 drops Frankincense, 4 drops Myrrh, and 3 drops Wild Orange.