Myrrh

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(Commiphora myrrha) P Ub

Folk Names:

Gum Myrrh Tree, Karan, Mirra Balsom Odendron

Gender:

Feminine

Planet:

Moon

Element:

Water

Deities:

Isis, Adonis, Ra, Marian

Powers:

Protection, Exorcism, Healing, Spirituality

Ritual Uses:

Myrrh was burned to Ra at noon in ancient Egypt and was also fumed in the temples of Isis.

Magical Uses:

Burned as incense myrrh purifies the area, lifts the vibrations, and creates peace.

However, it is rarely burned alone; usually in conjunction with frankincense or other resins.

Myrrh increases the power of any incense to which it is added.

Myrrh is also included in healing incenses and sachets, and its smoke is used to consecrate, purify, and bless objects such as amulets, talismans, charms, and magical tools.

Myrrh also aids meditation and contemplation.

It is often added to sachets, usually with frankincense