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Synonyms for myrrh

aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume

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Finally myrrh was used to embalm the bodies of the dead.
Balthasar, whose name means Lord of the Treasures, became identified as a king of Arabia and offered myrrh in prophetic allusion to death.
What does it do: Myrrh was one of the most highly valued products of the ancient world, it featured in sacred rituals as an incense of purification, formed part of the embalming process of the Egyptians, was praised by the Jewish kings, David and Solomon, and was used by Moses in ceremonial rites.
com)-- MuLondon is proud to announce that its Organic Marigold, Frankincense & Myrrh Moisturiser is selected as the winning moisturising product in Earth Day Beauty Awards 2016.
Myrrh is also a resin, derived from the Commiphora tree, which is also found in the Arabian peninsula and the north east of Africa.
The blend of warm orange, mandarin and bergamot, with neroli, frankincense and myrrh costs PS30 at www.
Myrrh essential oil This essential oil has strong antiinflammatory properties that can help improve skin tone, firmness, and elasticity as well as reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Home to a thriving market for myrrh (murr) and frankincense (luban) stretching back thousands of years, Southern Arabia has long been known for its rich fragrances.
Griffiths, Myrrh is a dark fantastic saga about the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse--with a twist.
Three Wise Men, kings of their land Travelled by camel in the hot sun and sand They looked for a Messiah, newly born Born in a stable on Christmas morn Mary, his mother gave birth in the hay In her arms, the child Jesus he lay Joseph stood by in wonder and awe A beautiful sight, so joyful and pure For 33 years Jesus answered his call He spread the good news to one and to all His kingdom is in Heaven with God on high To save the world he had to die The greatest story ever told Gifts of myrrh, frankincense and gold A gift of life, a gift of love A way to heaven and God above by Jackie Dalton
While frankincense and myrrh are niche notes in fragrances and moisturisers, gold is the ultimate in decadent packaging.
5 THE three spices of cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg used to be added to the mixture to symbolise the three gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh given to the baby Jesus by the three kings in the Bible.
Visiting speaker Julie Staite explained the history of fragrance from the very early days of frankincense and myrrh to the present day.
Earlier this year, the Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, with financial support from the Millenium Challenge Account (MCA) Namibia's Indigenous Natural Products Innovation Fund launched the first competition of its type in the country under the Namibian Essential Oil Innovation (NEOI) project, to encourage Namibians to conceive innovative cosmetic uses of Namibian myrrh essential oil.