‘We Bring Gifts Of Gold, Myrrh, And Ovarian Cancer Treatment’

A traditional symbol of Yuletide …

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When you hear the word “frankincense,” no doubt you think of the biblical three wise men who presented gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh to the newly born baby Jesus. But what you may be less familiar with is the medicinal properties of frankincense. Now, new research suggests it may help in the treatment of ovarian cancer.

Frankincense is an aromatic plant resin that comes from a tree called Boswellia sacra, found in Africa and Arabia.

According to researchers from the University of Leicester in the UK, led by Kamla Al-Salmani, frankincense has been used for centuries as an anti-inflammatory, making it useful for the treatment of conditions such as asthma, various skin conditions, and gastroenteritis.

Previous research has also suggested that frankincense may be useful for the treatment of some cancers, including breast, colon, and prostate cancer. This is due to a compound it contains, called acetyl-11-keto-beta-boswellic acid…

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Myrrh: Uses, Health Benefits, Precautions

One of the major symbols of Yuletide …

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Myrrh is a resin that comes from trees belonging to the genus Commiphora – which grow in Northern Africa and the Middle East.

The sap-like substance, which has a unique sweet and smoky aroma, has a wide range of uses.

Myrrh is mainly used:

  • as a fragrance
  • for embalming
  • to flavor food products
  • for its potential therapeutic properties.

The essential oil has been part of medical practice in traditional therapies for millennia.

The word myrrh comes from the Arabic word “murr” which translates into “bitter”.

In Ancient Egypt, myrrh was used to treat hay fever and herpes. The ancient Greeks used it as an antiseptic for soldiers to clean up battle wounds – myrrh was commonly carried into the battlefield.

Myrrh is mentioned in the New Testament as one of the three gifts the three wise men brought to Jesus when he was born (Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh).

Potential health…

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