There are 188 references to essential oils in the Bible.  Oils such as myrrh, frankincense, rosemary hyssop and spicknard were used for anointing and healing. The 3 wise men brought essential oils of frankincense and myrrh to the Christ Child. Frankincense oil is used therapeutically in European Hospitals from research based results. 

“Along the bank of the river, on this side and that, will grow all kinds of trees used for food; their leaves will not wither, and their fruit will not fail. They will bear fruit every month, because their water flows from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be for food and their leaves for medicine.”
According to the translation of ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and Chinese Manuscripts, priests and physicians were using essential oils thousands of years before the time of Christ. They were mankind’s first medicine.” – Ezekiel 47:12

CEDARWOOD
The “cedars of Lebanon” were acclaimed for their durability and used to build Solomon’s famous temple.

Leviticus 14:4, 6, 49, 51, 52

CINNAMON
Exodus 30:23
Proverbs 7:17
Song of Solomon 4:14
Revelation 18:13

FRANKINCENSE
Levonah is the Hebrew word for frankincense and is used 22 times in the bible.

Exodus 30:34
Leviticus 2:1, 2, 15, 16, 5:11, 6:15, 24:7
Numbers 5:15
1Chronicles 9:29
Nehemiah 13:5
Song of Solomon 3:6, 4:6, 14
Matthew 2:11
Revelation 18:13

MYRRH
A key ingredient in Moses’s holy anointing oil, myrrh highly regards by Solomon, David and other biblical figures.

Genesis 37:25, 43:11
Exodus 30:23
Esther 2:12
Psalm 45:8
Proverbs 7:17
Song of Solomon 1:13, 3:6, 4:6, 14, 5:1, 5, 13
Matthew 2:11
Mark 15:23
John 19:39

CALAMUS
Exodus 30:23

CORINDER
Exodus 16:31
Numbers 11:17

GALBANUM
Exodus 30:34

HYSSOP
Bible indicates this was likely used for rituals intended to cleanse and purify.

Exodus 12:22
Leviticus 14:4, 6, 49, 51,52
Numbers 19:6, 18
1Kings 4:33
Psalm 51:7
John 19:29
Hebrew 9:19

JUNIPER
Job 30:4

MYRTLE
Myrtle branches are included in the Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot) ceremony.

Nehemiah 8:15
Isaiah 41:19, 55:13

SANDALWOOD
Aloe thought to made of fragrant sandalwood. Aloes were a gift to Jesus from Nicodemus.
John 19:39

SPIKENARD
Song of Solomon 1:12, 4:13, 14
Mark 14:3
John 12:3
Read: Matthew 26:7
Luke 8:46 But Jesus said, “Someone touched me; I know for the power has gone out of me.” (Was the power His frequency?)

THE PENTATEUCH
Genesis
37:25 Myrrh
43:11 Myrrh
Exodus
12:22 Hyssop
16:31 Coriander
29:7 anointing with oils
30:23 Myrrh, cinnamon, calamus, cassia for chrism (anointing oil)
30:31 refers to chrism made according to 30:23
30:34 Frankincense, Galbanum
35:28 people brought materials for chrism to build the Tent of Meeting
37:29 Altar of incense and chrism made for Tent of Meeting

Leviticus
2:1-2, 15-16 Frankincense
5:11 Frankincense
5:15 Frankincense
6:15 Frankincense
24:7 Frankincense
14:4-6, 49-52 Hyssop
Numbers
11:17 Coriander
19:6, 18 Hyssop

THE HISTORICAL BOOKS
1 Kings
4:33 Hyssop
Nehemiah
8:15 Myrtle
13:5,9 Frankincense
1 Chronicles
9:29 Frankincense
Esther
2:12 Myrrh

THE WISDOM BOOKS
Job
30:4 Juniper
Psalms
45:8 Myrrh
51:7 Hyssop
Proverbs
7:17 Cinnamon, Myrrh
Song of Songs
1:13 Myrrh, Spikenard
3:6 Frankincense
4:6 Frankincense
4:13 Spikenard
4:14 Cinnamon, Frankincense, Spikenard
5:1, 5, 13 Myrrh

THE PROPHETS

Isaiah
41:19 Myrtle
55:13 Myrtle

THE NEW TESTAMENT
Matthew
2:11 Frankincense, Myrrh
Mark
14:3 Spikenard
15:23 Myrrh
John
12:13 Spikenard
19:39 Myrrh
Hebrews
9:19 Hyssop
Revelation
18:13 Cinnamon, Frankincense

USING ESSENTIAL OILS FROM THE BIBLE

Aloes (Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood): Apply 2–4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as needed. Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.

Cassia: Dilute 1 drop with 4 drops of carrier oil. Test on small area of skin on the underside of arm. Then apply to desired area as needed.

Cedarwood Essential Oil: Apply 2–4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as needed. Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.

Cypress Essential Oil: Apply 2–4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as needed. Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.

Frankincense Essential Oil: Apply 2–4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as needed. Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.

Hyssop Essential Oil: Dilute 1 drop with 1 drop of carrier oil and apply topically to desired area as needed. Diffuse up to 10 minutes 3 times daily.

Myrrh Essential Oil: Apply 2–4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as needed. Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.

Myrtle Essential Oil: Dilute 1 drop with 1 drop of carrier oil. Then apply topically to desired area as needed. Diffuse up to 30 minutes 3 times daily.

Onycha Essential Oil: Apply 2–4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as needed. Diffuse up to 30 minutes 3 times daily.

Cistus Essential Oil: Apply 2–4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as needed. Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.