Sacred Gifts ~ Myrrh

Sacred Gifts – Myrrh Myrrh is in the same family as the balm of Gilead, referenced in the Bible.  It is familiar to most as one of the gifts of the Magi to the newborn Christ.  Since ancient times Myrrh has been prized for the many medicinal, as well as sacred, uses it has.  It … Read more

Frankincense and Myrrh — Sacred Gifts

Frankincense and Myrrh Sacred Gifts Frankincense aka:  Boswellia carterii, Olibanum, Indian Frankincense, Arabic Frankincense, and Salai guggal Frankincense Gum is a dried resin which comes from a species of Boswellia tree mostly found in Ethiopia, Egypt, and parts of Saudi Arabia.  When the bark of the tree is damaged or cut, the tree exudes this … Read more