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Opoponax (Commiphora opoponax) - Somalia

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$5.75

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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Excited to mix this with myrrh for my incense.
Posted by VS on Jul 12th 2021

This is the best Myrrh I have ever smelled!
Posted by Steven A Washington on Jul 1st 2021

This is the stuff. Very large chunks & not much bark. Nice quality. When I got my order, this is the first thing I burned. Heavanly! I also appreciated the sample of frankincense.
Posted by Debra Terrell on Jul 10th 2020