Commiphora molmol

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Related to Commiphora molmol: Commiphora myrrha, myrrh tree


Herbal medicine
A flowering plant that contains volatile oils (cinamaldehyde, cuminaldehyde, eugenol, heerabolene, limonene, pinene and others), resin and gum; it is antifungal, antiseptic, astringent, cardiotonic and expectorant. Myrrh has been used as a mouthwash for sore throats and laryngitis; topically for athlete’s foot, wounds and as a mosquito repellent; and internally for asthma, colds, coughs, chest congestion and sinusitis. Some data suggest that myrrh may lower cholesterol and reduce blood clot formation.
Myrrh should not be used in pregnancy or in those with renal failure.

Commiphora molmol,

n See myrrh.
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This agrees with the previously reported data by Brieskorn and Noble 1983, regarding the volatile oil of Commiphora molmol.
Myrrh is a plant resin derived from the thorny desert shrub Commiphora molmol which grows wild in the Horn of Africa.
The effect of Myrrh Commiphora molmol on the infected snails of Schistosma species and their egg masses: Effect on shedding of cercariae and on snail fecundity.