Highly prized in ancient times; myrrh was once worth more than its weight in gold. Known primarily for its use in spiritual ritual; the resin and its oil have been widely valued throughout history by ancient Egyptians; Chinese; Romans and Greeks as a significant medicine. Improves movement in limbs and joints; treats mature; dry; cracked skin admirably. Loves the mouth and teeth. Clears breathing passages â€“ opening up the breath protects us from unwanted invasion; threatening our health. Precautions: Avoid during pregnancy.