Myrrh

Myrrh

$10.99
SKU: myrrh

1/4 lb bag.  Myrrh resin has been used throughout history as a perfume, incense, and medicine.  When a tree's wound penetrates through the bark and into the sapwood, the tree bleeds a resin. Myrrh gum is such a resin.  When people harvest myrrh, they wound the trees repeatedly to bleed them of the gum.  Myrrh gum is waxy and coagulates quickly.  After the harvest, the gum becomes hard and glossy. The gum is yellowish and may be either clear or opaque. It darkens deeply as it ages, and white streaks emerge