Frankincense and Myrrh each have ritual and medicinal uses dating back over 5,000 years. Their rich history includes practical applications in ancient Egypt, burning for ancient rituals in the temples of Jerusalem, and as a valuable gift from the three wise men to the baby Jesus, according to the Bible. Frankincense and Myrrh have anti-inflammatory properties by blocking the production of inflammatory chemicals that often lead to swelling and pain. Frankincense and myrrh has been used to treat skin infections or wounds. And can directly kill bacteria and stimulate our immune system to generate more white blood cells, providing more help to fight bacteria.