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Myrrh Trees


Myrrh is the aromatic resin of a small, thorny tree species of the genus Commiphora, which is an essential oil termed an oleoresin. Myrrh resin is a natural gum. It has been used throughout history as a perfume, incense and medicine. It can also be ingested by mixing it with wine. Picture courtesy of Axel and Sophie Steenberg


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