The Magic of Myrrh by Patti Wigington

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If you do any work at allwith aromatherapy, chances are good you’ve encountered the scent of myrrh at some point. Much likefrankincense, myrrh is not an herb but a resin, and appears with some relevance in a number of religious and spiritual contexts.

Myrrh
Myrrh is used in a variety of ritual contexts.Alison Miksch / Taxi / Getty Images

If you do any work at all with magical aromatherapy, chances are good you’ve encountered the scent of myrrh at some point. Much likefrankincense, myrrh is not an herb but a resin, and appears with some relevance in a number of religious and spiritual contexts.

Myrrh in Biblical Times

Perhaps the best known of these is in the Christian bible, where myrrh is described as one of thethree gifts given by the Magito the newborn baby Jesus. In the book of Matthew 2:11, it reads, “

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