~Myrrh, ‘Commiphora myrrha’ Origin- Samaliland
Rosarium blends uses a variety of exotic incense resins as one of the primary ingredients in their incense blends. Resins are hardened secretions of trees resulting in extremely fragrant aromas, particularly when burned. Pictured here is the lovely resin Myrrh ‘Commiphora myrrha’. Myrrh has been used throughout history as a perfume, incense, and medicine. Myrrh was used historically in Ancient Egypt and is mentioned in the bible. There are also many mythologies and stories about this magical herb which lead to its use in magical formularies.
Some interesting myths that surround Myrrh include it being one of three plants the Phoenix used to build it’s nest, as well as it being cast into the fire out of which the Phoenix is reborn. The mysteries of death and rebirth should be considered when working with myrrh.
Using Myrrh in ritual work helps one perceive the way patterns of energy move throughout a circle and will give the practitioner a heightened state of awareness of the energy flowing between worlds.
Planetary association aligns with the Sun and Moon.
Size: 1 oz package