12 Most Significant Essential Oils of the Bible All in One Convenient Kit
“Along the bank of the river, on this side and that, will grow all kinds of trees used for food. Their leaves will not wither, and their fruit …will be for food, and their leaves shall be for Medicine.” — Ezekiel 47:12
The roots of using essential oils for skin care, cooking, and healing go back to biblical times when plants, herbs and oils were the only medicine they had. Did you know that there are 188 references to oils in the Bible? Young Living has sourced the plant species used in biblical times to create a unique kit that contains 12 of the most significant essential oils used in that time. Here is a visual graphic that shows you what is inside this highly sought after kit which includes the following oils.
12 Essential Oils of the Bible (5ml bottles):
Aloes/sandalwood (Santalum album)
Many botanists believe that aloes were derived from sandalwood, one of the oldest sources of incense known to man used for skin care and to heal dry, and cracked skin. This oil is still effective today and may also be used to support healthy sleep, and deep breathing. For the Mind and Spirit, this oil can be used for clarifying and stilling the mind, creating space for inner unity of body, mind, and spirit. It is know for its tranquil and calming effects on troublesome souls.
Cassia (Cinnamomum cassia)
One of the oldest know spices, cassia was an ingredient in the holy anointing oil and the incense that was burned daily in the temple. It can be used to freshen your water, as a perfume, or simply diffused to lift the spirits.
Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica)
Cedar was an integral part of two Biblical purification rituals- one for lepers and another for those who were impure from touching a dead body. This oil has cleansing properties that makes it a go-to oil for insect repellent, support for healthy hair and scalp, and to support healthy skin. It can also enhance deep sleep and emotional releases. It can clear the mind and brain. It helps relieve nervous tension and stress-related conditions.
Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)
The cypress tree is renowned for its durability. Some Bible scholars believe cypress may be the “gopher wood” used to build Noah’s Ark. It can help improve circulation when applied topically. It also acts as an insect repellent. Diffuse for the release of anger, irritability, and stress. Spiritually is helps in times of inner turmoil and transition.
Frankincense (Olibanum — Boswellia carteri)
Because frankincense symbolizes divinity, it was one of the three gifts given to the Christ child. For mind and spirit renewal, use Frankincense to relax and revitalize at the same time. Its fragrance increases spiritual awareness and promotes meditation.
Galbanum (Ferula gummosa)
Ancient incenses included spices or perfumes with lovely fragrances, but were not complete without the earthy odor of galbanum.
Apply topically to soothe tired muscles and pains, heal scar tissue, help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, and cleanse and purify wounds. Galbanum is called a sacrificial fragrance that allows for the shedding of old ideas and attitudes and supports emotional balance.
Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
Branches from the hyssop plant were used during the exodus from Egypt to dab Hebrew doorsteps with lamb’s blood as protection from the plague of death. Hyssop may be used to calm the nerves, and may help soothe joint and muscle pain. For the mind and spirit, Hyssop is distinctly invigorating for mental stimulation.
Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha)
Myrrh symbolizes suffering, since it is produced by slicing the bark of a myrrh tree, so that the precious resin oozes out and hardens into drops called “tears”. It may be used for emotional releasing, myrrh affects the nervous system in a gentle, calming way. It can be used to instill deep tranquility, inner stillness, and peace. It is also cleansing and may soothe skin irritations.
Myrtle (Myrtus communis)
To the ancient Jews, myrtle was symbolic of peace and justice. Myrtle is a very mild oil so it is good for children’s coughs and chest complaints. It is soothing and supports deep breathing. The soothing nature of this oil also helps control and promotes the release anger and frustration.
Onycha (pronounced oh-nigh-kah) (Styrax benzoin)
Like frankincense and myrrh, onycha is a resin and was used in various religious ceremonies.
Inhale to breathe easier and help loosen mucus in the sinuses and chest. This oil may also be used for skin care and as a massage oil to help relieve stress.
Rose of Sharon/cistus (Labdanum — Cistus ladanifer)
Anciently, the gum that exudes from this plant was collected from the hair of goats that had browsed among the bushes. Rose of Sharon has been found to be calming to the nerves and elevating for the emotions. It can also help loosen mucus when inhaled or diffuse.
Spikenard (Nardostachys jatamansi)
Hebrews & Romans used spikenard in the burial of their dead. The amount of Spikenard that was poured on our Savior before his
death would be worth almost $2,000.00 in today’s currency – a year’s wages in that time. Today, this oil can be used for its deodorizing, relaxing properties. It can also be used in skin care.
There is no denying the powerful mind, body and spirit healing of these prized oils.
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