Commiphora myrrha


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Noun1.Commiphora myrrha - tree of eastern Africa and Asia yielding myrrh
incense tree - any of various tropical trees of the family Burseraceae yielding fragrant gums or resins that are burned as incense
Commiphora, genus Commiphora - genus of East Indian and African trees yielding balsamic products
gum myrrh, myrrh, sweet cicely - aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume
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Boswellia sacra is the commonest species providing Frankincense and Commiphora myrrha provides Myrrh.
A heady mix:Myrrh is a red-brown resinous material, the dried sap of the Commiphora myrrha tree, indigenous to Somalia.
Boswellia carteri Birdwood and Commiphora myrrha Engler oleo-gum-resins (incense and myrrh respectively) are ancient remedies known since the Ancient Egyptian time.
Samples of the dried oleo-gum-resin of Boswellia carteri Birdwood and Commiphora myrrha Engler Family Burseraceae were purchased from Haraz Egyptian herbal store, Cairo, Egypt.