Botanical Information Commiphora myrrha (T.Nees) Engl. (procuring samples)

Synonyms Balsamea myrrha (T.Nees) Oken
Balsamea myrrha Baill.
Balsamea playfairii Engl.
Balsamodendrum myrrha T.Nees
Commiphora coriacea Engl.
Commiphora cuspidata Chiov.
Commiphora habessinica var. grossedentata Chiov.
Commiphora molmol (Engl.) Engl. ex Tschirch
Commiphora myrrha var. molmol Engl.
Commiphora playfairii var. benadirensis Chiov.
Commiphora rivae Engl.
Common name (en) Myrrh
Common name (ar) عصرة
Common name (fr) Balsamier
Common name (ru) Мирра
Common name (vi) Một dược
Common name (zh) 沒藥樹

Sample preparation To 0.2 g of the powdered herbal drug add 4.0 mL of ethanol (96%), sonicate for 10 min and filter
Mobile phase Acetic acid, diisopropyl ether, cyclohexane 1:4:6 (v/v/v)
Derivatization Treat with anisaldehyde solution, heat at 100 °C for 2 min