Opopanax (Sweet Myrrh) Oil - Commiphora erythraea

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Botanical Name - Opopanax Oil - Commiphora erythraea.

Plant Origin - Ethiopia.

Oil taken from - Oleo-gum Resin. 

Extraction Method - Steam distillation.

Aroma Description - Warm and sweetly soft woody and earthy aroma with

balsamic and resinous undertones.


Traditional uses for Opopanax Essential Oil include -

Also known as Sweet Myrrh Essential Oil, and has very similar therapeutic qualities to regular Myrrh Essential Oil.

Opopanax is traditionally used in worship and has an intoxicating fragrance.  It is commonly referred to as one of the 'sacred scents' that helps you find inner peace and balance when meditating.

Antiseptic, disinfectant with antimicrobial effects. 

Useful immune system booster, helping to reduce bacteria, fungal infections and viruses. 

Calming and relaxing effects to the digestive system, improving digesting and releasing cramping, spasms and bloating.

Good for dry, cracked, chapped, aged and parched skins - very nourishing, healing and soothing.

Helps reduce anxiety, negativity and stress related conditions.  Grounds and calming -  useful to burn during meditation to improve focus.


Opopanax blends well with -

Lavender, Chamomile, Lemon, Hakka, Hiba, Frankincense, Lemon, Pine, Sandalwood, Rosemary, Grapefruit, Peppermint and Eucalyptus Essential Oils amongst many others.


Mantra Aromatherapy's Opopanax Essential Oil is -

A pure and neat Essential Oil that has not been blended/adulterated or diluted in any way.

It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.

Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap and its own dripper insert for ease of use.

Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.

Mantra Aromatherapy's Opopanax Essential Oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.


Product Safety -

Always store pure Essential Oils/Absolute Oils in brown glass bottles in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.

To maximise the shelf life of any Essential Oil/Absolute Oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal!

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should never be -

taken internally,

put on the skin without being correctly diluted first. 

never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed  skin. 

they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.

care and Medical advice should be taken before using Essential Oils/Absolute Oils if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new Essential Oil/Absolute Oil.

Please note - important information - 

Disclaimer for Mantra Aromatherapy's Essential Oils, Absolute Oils and

Products -

The section on the Traditional Uses of Essential Oils/Absolute Oils is just that - what each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil has been used for Traditionally by generations of users. 

Mantra Aromatherapy are not making any medical claims for the uses of any of the Essential Oils/Absolute Oils/Products we sell. 

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should not be used to treat, cure or prevent any medical condition and they should not be used to substitute mainstream medical treatments. 

We reflect only what has been written about the reputed traditional uses of each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil to help guide you to a starting point for your own personal requirements, enjoyment and research.