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Myrrh CO2-se extract
Product-No.: 037.001


Raw Material:
Commiphora myrrha – Resin

Production:
By supercritical fluid extraction with natural carbon dioxide, no solvent residues, no inorganic salts, no heavy metals, no reproducible microorganisms [1].

Ingredients:
70 – 90 % essential oil mainly containing sesquiterpene hydrocarbons and the following furanosesquiterpenes: furanoeudesma-1,3-diene (isolindestrene), lindestrene, curzerene (isofuranogermacrene).

Application:
Myrrh is used in traditional herbal medicine for mild inflammation of the mucous membranes of the mouth and throat as well as for the external treatment of small wounds and ulcers [2].*

The CO2-extracted essential oil of myrrh is often used in perfumes because of its characteristic aromatic, balsamic, warm, smoky and slightly musty and earthy odour profile.*

Literature:
[1] P. Manninen, E. Häivälä, S. Sarimo, H. Kallio : Distribution of microbes in supercritical CO2 extraction of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) oils : Zeitschrift für Lebensmitteluntersuchung und -Forschung / Springerverlag (1997) 204: 202-205
[2] Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC), European Medicines Agency (EMA) : Community herbal monograph on Commiphora molmol Engler, gummi-resina : EMA/HMPC/96911/2010

* Statements summarise literature evidence and have informative character. They might be derived from in vitro or animal tests and thus not be substantiated for humans. Statements have not been evaluated by competent authorities and do not refer to finished products. The marketer of any finished product containing any FLAVEX extract as ingredient is responsible for assuring that the claims made for his product are lawful and comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country in which the product is to be sold.