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Frankincense and Myrrh Combination Has Synergistic Effect

Mar 01, 2021 09:42AM ● By Gordon Pennington

In the West, frankincense and myrrh have long been used as incense in religious ceremonies; in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, they are used mainly for the treatment of chronic diseases. According to an abstract published in the PubMed Central (PMC) archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the US National Institutes of Health’s Natural Library of Medicine, “Among many traditional natural medicines, resins frankincense and myrrh have been proven to be effective in the treatment of inflammation and cancer.”

China is the world’s largest market for frankincense and myrrh, where they are largely consumed as medicinal treatments. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), frankincense and myrrh have been combined in the same prescription for thousands of years, and their combination has a better therapeutic effect on diseases than individually.

Blending frankincense and myrrh changes their chemical composition. The resulting combination provides synergistic properties that may be beneficial including anti-inflammation, anticancer, antibacterial, analgesic (pain relief), as well as activating blood circulation which can be useful for treating injury, swellings and other blood stasis issues. Research has demonstrated a positive therapeutic effect on chronic diseases such as arthritis, oral and skin ulcers or wounds, swelling, pain and inflammation.

Gordon Pennington is the owner of Rainbow Oil Company that produces Kure-It Oil Blends made using frankincense, myrrh and an extract of herbs. For more information, call 888-587-3487 or visit