By Tracy Griffiths, BCPP and Julie Sinclair, BCPP
“Take the following fine spices: 500 shekels of liquid myrrh, half as much (250 shekels) of fragrant cinnamon,
250 shekels of fragrant calamus, 500 shekels of cassia—all according to the sanctuary shekel—and a hin of
olive oil. Make these into a sacred anointing oil, a fragrant blend, the work of a perfumer. It will be the sacred
anointing oil.” – Exodus 30:23-25
Essential oils can be powerful tools for improving levels of wellness and expanding consciousness, and they form
part of an ancient healing tradition that dates back thousands of years. In this month of December—a month that
includes Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Christmas and spiritually significant days for Muslims, Buddhists, Pagans and
Zoroastrians—we’d like to share these sacred oils.
There are numerous references throughout the Bible regarding anointing oils to be used for ceremonial purposes,
and Young Living’s Oils of Ancient Scripture™ set contains 10 oils created from the most significant plants,
botanicals, and resins mentioned in the Bible—from Cypress (Isaiah 44:14) to “the rose of Sharon” (Song of Solomon
When we share these particular essential oils in our Polarity Therapy classes, we notice our participants having
profound experiences, reporting that they can really let go and obtain inner peace and calm.
● Aloes (Sacred Sandalwood) : Belived to be made from fragrant sandalwood, aloes were a gift Nicodemus
brought to Jesus.
● Cassia : Cassia was a key ingredient in the incense used in temple worship.
● Cedarwood : The “cedars of Lebanon” were acclaimed for their durability and used to build Solomon’s
● Cypress : This oil is extracted from the cypress tree, which is the wood used for the doors of Rome’s St.
Peter’s Basilica. The doors still show no sign of decay even after 1,200 years.
● Frankincense : The Hebrew word for frankincense, levonah , is used in the Bible 22 times.
● Hyssop : Biblical references to this plant indicate it was likely used in practices and rituals intended to purify
● Myrrh : One of the key ingredients in the holy anointing oil Moses used, myrrh was highly regarded by
Biblical figures such as David and Solomon.
● Myrtle : Sukkot, commonly translated as Feast of Tabernacles, includes myrtle branches in its ceremony.
● Onycha : Onycha was an ingredient in the “pure and holy” perfume or incense Moses made after being told
to do so by God.
● Rose of Sharon (Cistus) : This rock rose has a sweet, honey-like scent and may be the flower referred to as
the Rose of Sharon.
If you’d like more information or would like to order this set, feel free to contact us or visit our website . You can also
learn more about essential oils by signing up for our e-newsletter via FlowIntoWellness@marketingscents.com .
WHY YOUNG LIVING?
We recommend Young Living Essential Oils because we can stand by their quality and integrity. Their oils contain no
additives, fillers or synthetics; contain therapeutic-level chemical compounds found in the plants; and every ingredient
was grown on their own farms or with partner farms that share their standards for growing, harvesting and distilling.
They distill oils once at low temperatures and pressures, using chemical-free water and medical-grade stainless steel