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Opoponax (Commiphora opoponax) - Somalia

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$4.35

Opoponax gum resin (Commiphora opoponax) from Somalia, also known as "sweet myrrh" and "bisabol myrrh", has an earthy-sweet, balsam-like, lavender-like fragrance when used as incense. King Solomon regarded opoponax as one of the "noblest" of all incense gums. Various cultures used opoponax to guard against negative influences, strengthen the senses, to increase awareness and intuition.

Medical Disclaimer: Our expertise lies in incense making and fragrance. Information contained on these pages is solely for your enjoyment. We can not provide medical advice or recipes as we are not health professionals. Before ingesting anything that is not food, we strongly suggest seeking counsel from a licensed health practitioner.

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Opoponax gum resin (Commiphora opoponax) from Somalia, also known as "sweet myrrh" and "bisabol myrrh", has an earthy-sweet, balsam-like, lavender-like fragrance when used as incense. King Solomon regarded opoponax as one of the "noblest" of all incense gums. Various cultures used opoponax to guard against negative influences, strengthen the senses, to increase awareness and intuition.

Medical Disclaimer: Our expertise lies in incense making and fragrance. Information contained on these pages is solely for your enjoyment. We can not provide medical advice or recipes as we are not health professionals. Before ingesting anything that is not food, we strongly suggest seeking counsel from a licensed health practitioner.

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A nice smooth Myrrh.

I like to use this Myrrh with the Hojary type Frankincense because they pair very nicely together. This Myrrh allows the Frankincense to still permeate it's clean citrus scent through and complements it with a subtly sweet but deep smell.
Posted by Phillip on Aug 2nd 2019

Impressed

This is a very high-quality resin.
Posted by Ronald Sanders on Aug 14th 2018