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Pharmazie. 2003 Mar;58(3):163-8.

Components, therapeutic value and uses of myrrh.

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Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt. eelashry60@hotmail.com

Abstract

Occurrence, constituents and medicinal use of myrrh, obtained from the stem of different Commiphora species are reviewed. The constituents of the volatile oil, the resin and the gum are outlined in detail. Myrrh has considerable antimicrobial activity and is medicinally used in a variety of diseases.

PMID:
12685809
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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