Journey back in time to the courts of the Temple in Jerusalem and take a deep breath to inhale the aroma of the Holy Anointing Oil. Within the writ of Scripture, believers will find the recipe for health in the Biblical essential oils – the root of man’s search which is key to unlocking the mysteries of healing. Some of the fragrant essential oils of the Bible include: Frankincense, Myrrh, Spikenard, Onycha, Sandalwood, Galbanum, Cassia, Hyssop, Aloes, Cinnamon, Myrtle, Rose of Sharon and Cedarwood Essential Oil to name a few.
Aromatic Plants, Herbs and Essential Oils have been used for aromatherapy, incense, perfume, culinary and medicinal purposes for thousands of years by many cultures. The Bible mentions over 33 species of fragrant plants with over 1,035 references to essential oils and/or plants in the Old and New Testaments.
During Biblical Times, essential oils were inhaled, applied to the body as anointing oil, and taken internally in which the benefits extended to every aspect of their being physically, spiritually, emotionally, and mentally. People of the Holy Land understood the use of essential oils in maintaining wellness and physically healing, as well as the oils ability to enhance their spiritual state in worship, in prayer and confession, and for cleansing and purification from sin. David alluded to this in Psalm 51:7 when he wrote, “Purge me with hyssop and I will be clean: Wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.” Though the essential oils of ancient scripture remain a bit of a mystery for many of us, still others are drawn to their rich spiritual meanings, which is woven throughout the Bible and the fabric of Biblical days gone by. Research and technology now reveals their health benefits and how we can use them to walk in divine health. Discover the hidden treasures of these healing oils of the Bible today so that you too can walk in divine health.