Opoponax~Sweet Myrrh is a base note essential oil. It's aroma is dry, earthy and sweet, with lavender-like undertones. Opoponax Essential Oil is derived from a natural resin produced in a healthy Commiphora Erythrea tree, native to East Africa. The Opoponax tree is in the same family as Frankincense and Myrrh, and similar to those oils, Opoponax Essential Oil is used as an antiseptic and anti-parasitic properties as well as to provide pain relief. The oil can be applied topically in small amounts diluted in carrier oil to help fight infection and relieve sore muscles and joints. For many centuries, Opoponax Essential Oil has been used in perfumery and for treating wounds and clearing respiratory congestion.
Perfumery Note: Middle
Aroma: Balsamic, Bittersweet, Earthy, and Honey-like