wounds http://mtpr.org en Myrrh, An Ancient, Precious Resin http://mtpr.org/post/myrrh-ancient-precious-resin <p>December 28th &amp; 30th, 2013:Prized as incense, myrrh plays a role in the ceremonies of many religions, but also in medicine. Its antimicrobial qualities have made it useful for treating wounds, infection, inflammation, and candida - and today, it's found in toothpastes.</p><p><a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">http://www.floradelaterre.com/</a></p><p></p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 15:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 11228 at http://mtpr.org Myrrh, An Ancient, Precious Resin Frankincense: Tears of a Tree http://mtpr.org/post/frankincense-tears-tree <p>December 21st &amp; 23rd, 2013:For millenia throughout the Arabian Peninsula and North Africa, resinous nuggets from the frankincense tree have made fragrant and insecticidal smoke when burned. Frankincense is considered sacred as well as medicinal, but today, the trees aren't reproducing.</p><p><a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">http://www.floradelaterre.com/</a></p><p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 11226 at http://mtpr.org Frankincense: Tears of a Tree