Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) essential oil has an interesting deep, earthy scent. This oil is obtained from tree gum.
Myrrh has acquired the reputation of being a healing product over the centuries and as such can be beneficial when used in inhalations to help ease winter chills and illnesses.
Place 1 drop each of myrrh, benzoin and lavender in a bowl of boiling water. Drape a towel across your head and shoulders and inhale the vapours for a few minutes, this can help ease cold-like symptoms.