Biblical element, the myrrh is native of NE Africa and Southern Arabia. It is one of the oldest known aromatic substances, mentioned as far back as 4,000 years. It was an ingredient highly held in esteem by Egyptian priests who used it as an ingredient for religious ceremonies and fumigations and embalming. It has cooling and soothing effect as well as astringent properties on mucous membranes as well as anti-microbial properties, which make it ideal for the treatment of wounds and artificial skin imperfections. This is why it is a central element of our skin perfector, the Magic Skin.