A full-color guide to the healing power of the 12 most important essential oils mentioned in the Bible
• Explores 12 essential oils: cassia, galbanum, myrrh, myrtle, spikenard, onycha, sandalwood, frankincense, hyssop, cedar, cistus, and cypress
• Details, for each oil, its Bible verses, historical information, botanical and chemical components, uses in folk medicine, and modern uses for healing and well-being, including simple recipes and daily practices
• Explains how essential oils and herbal medicine played a role in biblical times and in general history
Health Essential Oils have been used for healing purposes since ancient times. Oils anointed newborns and kings and were employed to care for the body and treat the sick. The Bible specifically mentions at least 33 different essential oils and refers the aromatic herbs, resins, and incense more than a thousand times.
Distilling the essence of this healing wisdom, Karin Optiz-Kreher and Johannes Huber explain the ancient uses of essential oils, both for ritualistic and health purposes, and they examine the detail the 12 most important essential oils mentioned in the bible.
The essential oils in the full-color guide are cassia, galbanum, myrrh, myrtle, spikenard, onycha, sandalwood, frankincense, hyssop, cedar, cistus, and cypress. Each oil is described, beginning with the Bible verses that refer to it, followed by historical information about the oil, its botanical and chemical components, its uses in folk medicine, and its modern applications for healing and well-being, including simple recipes and daily practices.
Learn all you need to know about these powerful oils from the scriptures.