This section is from the "A Handbook of Useful Drugs" book, by State Medical Examining and Licensing Boards.
A gum resin obtained from Commiphora Myrrha. Used occasionally in the form of powder, and also used as a carminative, in connection with aloes, in the form of pills.
Action and Uses: Myrrh is astringent and carminative. It is used largely as an ingredient in mouth washes and gargles for relaxed throat and spongy gums.
Dosage: 0.5 gm. or 7½ grains.