Essential oils are extracted in various ways and that has a dramatic effect on their chemistry and medicinal properties.
Frankincense (Boswellia carteri) is considered a holy anointing oil in the Middle East and has been used in religious ceremonies for thousands of years. It stimulates the limbic part of…
In ancient times, the resin of the Commiphora gileadensis, the balm of Gilead, was used to treat many ailments.
Balm of Gilead was one of the several components of the special incense that was used twice daily in the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.
In one of the many archaeological projects carried out to locate residues of balm of Gilead in a cave near Qumran, in the Dead Sea Basin.
Myrrh oil is one of the precious ingredients in our Origin Oil Pack. Myrrh was an ingredient of Ketoret: the consecrated incense used in the First and Second Temples at…