The fragrances such as Musk that have been mentioned in the Islamic scriptures are found to be physically as well as spiritually enriching. The Myrrh attar also holds special importance in the Islamic world. Allah (swt) had commanded Prophet Musa (as) and Prophet Isa (as) to use Myrrh for healing people.
The Hebrew equivalent of Myrrh is Mowr which implies ‘distilled’. It is derived from the root word Marar which implies ‘bitterness’.
Myrrh is derived from the Commiphora Myrrha trees which grow in Arabia and parts of Africa. The Myrrh tree can survive even under most adverse conditions. Myrrh is a pleasant smelling resin. It is being widely used in attars and incense since ages. In Greek the soldiers used Myrrh to heal their wounds due to its antiseptic properties.
Myrrh has a wide range of use.
It can cure throat congestion and clear mucus
It heals sore gums and tooth ache
It can be used as a mouth wash because of its anti-bacterial properties
Myrrh has special healing properties owing to its antiseptic, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
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