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BOTANICAL MEDICINE DATABASE
Works well for chronic catarrh. The best applications of Myrrh include using it as a gargle, steam inhalation, and douche. Indicated in inflammation of laryngitis and tonsilitis, sore spongy gums, leukoplakia, bleeding gums.
Astringent, Anticatarrhal, Antiinflammatory, Antimicrobial, Antispasmodic, Aromatic, Carminative, Expectorant, Antiseptic, Demulcent
May cause diarrhea and inflammation of the kidneys.
Tincture, rarely tea or encapsulation, included in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese herbal mixtures. Tincture (1:5, 90%), 1-2 ml TID. For a gargle: use 1 part tincture: 5 parts water. For a douche: use 1 part tincture: 8 parts water.