myrrh tree


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Related to myrrh tree: Commiphora myrrha, gum myrrh
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Noun1.myrrh tree - 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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The gods became very angry with the daughter and she was turned into a tree, so basically Adonis was born from a tree, the Myrrh tree.
Already pregnant and wandering the earth alone, she prays to the gods and they transform her into a myrrh tree.
A myrrh tree is very appropriate, because, as Frederick Ahl notes, a tree is "somewhere between human lire and death; it has the pulsing veins of an animal but the hardness of the stone," but also because myrrh "was used as an ingredient for embalming--for maintaining the deceased, if you will, in a state somewhere between being and not being, between life and death.
4 Supplements With Potential, But Less Proof Guggul resin The resin from the mukul myrrh tree has been used for more than 1,000 years in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh to treat heart disease.
Frankincense is the resin from the boswellia tree that grows at the foot of the Himalayas, and myrrh is the collected resin (like pine pitch) from the myrrh tree (Commiphora).
G's Clear Nail antimicrobial solution and Mycodid treatments, the brand has introduced an odorless, all-natural nail strengthener formulated with natural hardeners from the myrrh tree and mimosa plant.
It is odorless and is formulated with natural hardeners from the myrrh tree and mimosa plant.
From a biological point of view the myrrh tree has evolved the resin over millions of years as a sap or exudate to protect itself if injured.