Many people are familiar with myrrh, but its ability to ward off harmful germs isn’t as widely known.
Researchers in a 2000 study concluded that an extract of myrrh could kill off several everyday pathogens. This includes:
Myrrh is generally well-tolerated, but ingesting it may cause diarrhoea. If applying myrrh to the skin, it’s possible to experience a small skin rash. If consumed in large doses, myrrh may cause heart problems.