Myrrh Resin Chunks (Commiphora kua) - Socotra

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We are pleased to bring you Commiphora kua, one of the finest species of myrrh in the world. Native only to the Island of Socotra, each piece is gorgeous in fragrance and appearance.

In order to create Ayurvedic medicines, whether an essential oil, tincture or absolute, this species is the apothecary and naturopathic choice. When not available, traditional Commiphora myrrha from Somalia is used.

It is harvested in small batches and under strict regulations. In accordance with the 2011 Agricultural record on the Island of Socotra, no live trees are touched. Only naturally fallen trees that produce resin are used. Only a few hundred kilograms are collected every few years, and exported in small batches.

Myrrh has been used for centuries to inspire prayer and meditation. It has also been used to improve digestion and boost the immune system. Various traditions have used it to treat coughs, gum disease, wounds, candida and the treatment of skin diseases. This deep reddish-brown resin is especially important for oral health. Marinate in water for a few days in an enclosed container for use as a dental rinse. Also encourages circulation, simulates the immune system, and encourages a woman's natural cycle.

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  • 5
    Myrrh top notch

    Posted by Christopher on Sep 26th 2023

    Amazing quality, only some of the chunks are to large and must be broken. As I understand, a very rare and high quality myrrh which is lovely to burn before the Christ with frank incense, remembering the gifts of the wisemen.

  • 5
    Myrrh Chunks (Commiphora kua)

    Posted by Robert on Mar 13th 2021

    Very nice aroma I really like how it burns and I will definitely get it again.

  • 5
    Qualty Galbanum

    Posted by JOSHUA BRITT on Feb 14th 2021

    I used this for a lunar incense blend, and it is absolutely incredible in it's fragrance and longevity. It elevated my ritual experience immeditely. Will continue to buy it as long as it is offered!

  • 5

    Posted by Jsand on Dec 17th 2020

    This is the truth, will have to get more