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Essential Oil of the Month – July: Myrrh Oil

My, oh my, it’s July! And time is flying by. Here to help you make the most out of each day, to help you slow down and relax, is this month’s favourite essential oil: Myrrh oil. Most people only know it as one of the gifts that the three wise men gave to baby Jesus on the day of his birth. But have you ever wondered what makes Myrrh so special? The name is derived from the Arabic word for bitter, murr. In ancient times, it was more valuable than gold and darker and heavier than frankincense (the other gifts brought by the wise men). It was the first oil to be mentioned in the Old Testament and the last...

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