Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh Soap – A Magical Combination
I’ve put the Gold Frankincense and Myrrh soap on sale because the scent has faded but not completely. This batch is an older soap so it is nice and hard and will last longer than others.
There’s a reason the 3 wise men brought baby Jesus the gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh. It is obvious why Gold was valubale but at the time Frankincense and Myrrh resins were worth as much as gold. They were valued as sacred resins that could heal and purify.
Frankincense Essential Oil
Frankincense was banned by the Catholic church because it was considered magical and pagan but later the church adopted it into Catholic religious ceremonies. Most Catholic services I’ve attended include the burning of Frankincense resin by the priest as he enters the church. Perhaps the Church began this because it made the church smell pleasant or it cleansed the air of potential disease or perhaps they wanted it to help the mind focus on spiritual aspects of life. To read more about it, click here:
Myrrh, which is harder resin, is the single most often organic substance that the Greek physician Hippocrates referred to. Myrrh, along with Frankincense was used by the ancient Egyptians as incense, insect repellent, salves for wounds and sores and on the face to revive and brighten the skin. During biblical times, Frankincense and Myrrh were used for their “antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties” and they were used to heal everything from indigestion and chronic coughs to hemorrhoids and bad breath. See a an article here
This exotic, spiritually cleansing smell is often associated with men but many women find it perfect for them too. It is earthy and grounding.
Moisturizing and cleansing, this bath or hand soap is super-fatted for extra gentleness. Soaps change weight as water evaporates from them but it doesn’t change how long the last. My soaps usually weight between from 4.5 to 5 oz.
Ingredients: Saponified Oils of Olive Oil, Coconut Oil, Sustainable and Organic Palm Oil, Castor Oil, Organic and Sustainable Palm Kernel Oil, Beeswax, Fragrance, Himalayan Cedarwood Essential Oil and colored Mica.