Stem juice sweet when chewed; ripe fruits edible; leaves used for fodder; underbark used as tea substitute (GHA; HOC).
• Christians dissolved bits of myrrh in wine as a digestive (BIB).
• Dhofari Arabs rub the resin over the body as a deodorant (GHA).
• Dhofari Arabians use the bark and resin as a cosmetic, and a soothing agent for dogbite (GHA).
• Dhofari Arabs use water from boiled bark to lighten skin color (GHA).
• Isfahans swallowed a few fruits, whole, for colds and shivering (BIB).
• Lebanese use the myrrhs similarly, as carminative, fumitory, and vulnerary, using dried fruits for gastric problems and flu. They direct the smoke onto wounds (HJP).
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