Yemeni Myrrh Gum Resin
Myrrh (cammiphora myrrha) resin is also referred to as common myrrh, gum myrrh, herabol myrrh, and somali myrrhor. The tree originates mostly from Africa and the Arabian peninsula.
Myrrh has a deep and significant history throughout many cultures in time. It has been used since at least 3,000 B.C.E. in Egypt. It is also well-known for it’s role in the Christian bible, when the Three Wise Men brought gifts to baby Jesus.
Myrrh has a nice clean scent that is loved by many and is often burned in churches alongside frankincense.
Plant Family: Burseraceae
Scientific Name: Burseraceae
Higher Classification: Sapindales