Herbs in the Holy Anointing Oil

Herbs in the Holy Anointing Oil

The Holy Anointing Oil contained pure olive oil and four spices: myrrh, cinnamon, cassia, and calamus. The specific composition in traditional literature related to the Old Testament is as follows: myrrh, 500 shekels (about 1 gallon); cinnamon, 250 shekels; calamus,...

What is Frankincense used for?

Frankincenses is one of the most well-regarded of the ancient incenses. Frankincense has a fresh pine-lemon scent with resinous and woody overtones that emanates from the milky white latex of the stem and branches. The name frankincense comes from the French words...
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