Common Name: Opoponax (sweet myrrh)
Botanical Name: Commiphora erythraea Engler var. glabrescens Engler, fam. Burseraceae
Parts Used: Wild harvested resin tears.
Processing: Steam distilled
Main Chemical Type: Sesquiterpene
Common Uses: Said to have a drying effect on respiratory and sinus issues. Has great tenacity which makes a fabulous base for perfume.
Special Notes: Sweeter and softer than myrrh.