Although black seed (Nigella sativa) was also the most common in a group of asthmatics in the Central region of KSA, different plants were commonly used including myrrh (Commiphora myrrha
), Garlic (Allium sativum), and Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum).
Saeedi, "Constituents of the Essential Oil of Commiphora myrrha (Nees) Engl.
Sheng et al., "Furanosesquiterpenoids of Commiphora myrrha," Journal of Natural Products, vol.
Oleo-gum-resins from benzoin (Styrax benzoin) harvested in Singapore, olibanum (Boswellia papyrifera) originally from Ethiopia, and myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) from Somalia were purchased from Mountain Rose Herbs (Eugene, Oregon, USA).
In text, the resins in pure state were identified as follows: Styrax benzoin (B pure), Commiphora myrrha (M pure), and Boswellia papyrifera (P pure).
Discussion: Gum of Commiphora myrrha showed significant anti-H.
Keywords: Commiphora myrrha; Helicobacter pylori; MIC; MBC; AGS.
An in vivo study  investigated the anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of individual and combined extracts from Commiphora myrrha
and Boswellia carterii.
"As part of a larger search for anticancer compounds from plants, the researchers obtained extracts from a particular species of myrrh plant (Commiphora myrrha
) and tested it against a human breast tumor cell line (MCF-7) known to be resistant to anticancer drugs.
Effects of ethanol extract of Commiphora myrrha
gum against Helicobacter pylori and inhibition of proliferation of the human AGS cell line in vitro.
Boswellia carteri Birdwood and Commiphora myrrha
Engler oleo-gum-resins (incense and myrrh respectively) are ancient remedies known since the Ancient Egyptian time.
It was sent by Queen Hatshepsut to Somalia to bring back incense trees (Commiphora myrrha
) The painting shows the triumphant team transporting the trees in large clay pots carried on a series of straps.