In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It is a blend of calming sandalwood, frankincense and myrrh, which give it a mystical, resinous quality, and exotic jasmine and rose for romantic sensuality.
- And unlike the guests of the first Christmas gathering, who went bearing frankincense, gold and myrrh, today's holiday partygoers are more likely to tote along cookies, candy and booze.
- Her incenses are acacia, frankincense, myrrh, catnip, cedar, cinnamon, and juniper.
- When skin is particularly rough, dry, mature or damaged, use the essential oils from jasmine, rose, frankin-cense, myrrh, and/or helichrysm, a curry-scented herb.
- Frankincense and myrrh are made from resins from trees growing only in that area.
- They found the Christ child in a stable, worshipped him, and presented their gifts of gold, incense and myrrh.
- Her domains extended to far off lands, and her trading ships had traversed the coastlines of Africa and Arabia, bringing to Egypt untold riches in gold, incense, myrrh, turquoise and copper.
- The nativity, a scene that invokes images of a child in swaddling clothes, gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
- On ancient altars perfumes were offered to the gods, while in the kitchens of antiquity the same scents - saffron, cinnamon, rose, myrrh - might be used to flavour food and wine.
- The story is told of Jesus being born in Bethlehem and being visited by wise men from the east that brought presents of gold, incense, and myrrh.
- It has about 32 different grades of rose oil and lots and lots of natural resins, like myrrh.
- What is all this business about camels and gold and frankincense and myrrh?
- In addition, herbs such as corydal, corydalis, mastic, myrrh, and bupleurum offer strong pain-relieving properties.
- They valued its trees which produced the aromatic gum resins frankincense and myrrh.
- I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.
- Other ingredients such as propolis, myrrh, tea tree and echinacea can help slow bacterial growth, strengthen gum tissue and prevent inflammation.
- Who is this coming up from the desert like a column of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and incense made from all the spices of the merchant?
- I've also been experimenting with Autumnal incense, using myrrh and dried oak leaves (gathered last Halloween) as a base, and trying out various other ingredients.
- Essential oils that help in these cases are tea tree, sage, peppermint, thyme, myrrh, lemon, clove and green tea extract.
- Jesus is offered wine mixed with myrrh, a mild analgesic mixture.
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