Biblical Perspectives on Essential Oils

In an article written and medically Reviewed by Eric Zielinski, DC (Dr. Z)  titled 12 Healing Oils of the Bible dated on November 14th, 2018 is a validation that essential oils possess healing properties.

  1. Aloe
  2. Cassia
  3. Cedarwood
  4. Cypress
  5. Frankincense
  6. Galbanum
  7. Hyssop
  8. Myrrh
  9. Myrtle
  10. Onycha
  11. Rose of Sharon
  12. Spikenard

1 Samuel 10:1
1 Then Samuel took a flask of olive oil and poured it on Saul’s head and kissed him, saying, “Has not the LORD anointed you ruler over his inheritance?

Exodus 25:6
6 olive oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense;
Exodus 29:7 Take the anointing oil and anoint him by pouring it on his head.
Exodus 31:11
11 and the anointing oil and fragrant incense for the Holy Place. They are to make them just as I commanded you.”
Exodus 35:8
8 olive oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense;

Exodus 35:28
28 They also brought spices and olive oil for the light and for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense.
Ezekiel 16:13
13 So you were adorned with gold and silver; your clothes were of fine linen and costly fabric and embroidered cloth. Your food was honey, olive oil and the finest flour. You became very beautiful and rose to be a queen.
Job 29:6
6 when my path was drenched with cream and the rock poured out for me streams of olive oil.
Leviticus 8:12
12 He poured some of the anointing oil on Aaron’s head and anointed him to consecrate him.
Luke 7:46
46 You did not put oil on my head, but she has poured perfume on my feet.

Mark 6:13
13 They drove out many demons and anointed many sick people with oil and healed them.
Proverbs 7:17
17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes and cinnamon.
Proverbs 21:20
20 The wise store up choice food and olive oil, but fools gulp theirs down.
Psalm 23:5
5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
Psalm 45:7
7 You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy.

James 5:14-15
14 Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven.
Exodus 30:23-25
23 “Take the following fine spices: 500 shekels of liquid myrrh, half as much (that is, 250 shekels) of fragrant cinnamon, 250 shekels of fragrant calamus, 24 500 shekels of cassia—all according to the sanctuary shekel—and a hin of olive oil. 25 Make these into a sacred anointing oil, a fragrant blend, the work of a perfumer. It will be the sacred anointing oil.

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