Pure Essential oils are considered the first ever medicine and have been used around the world for centuries. Pure Essential oils and other aromatics have been used in religious rituals to treat various illnesses and for other physical and spiritual needs.
Research dates the use of essential oils back to 4500 BC. Ancient Egyptians were the first to discover the possibilities of fragrance and records demonstrate that oils and aromatics were used for treating illness and performing rituals and religious ceremonies in the temples and pyramids. Three oils that are still commonly used today that were used by the Egyptians include cedarwood, myrrh and frankincense.
According to ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics and Chinese manuscripts, priests and physicians used oils a thousand years before the time of Christ. There are more than 188 references to oils in the Bible and some precious oils like frankincense, myrrh, rosemary, cassia and cinnamon were used for the anointing and healing of the sick. Additionally, biblical prophets recognized the use of essential oils as protection against disease.
The reintroduction of essential oils into modern medicine first began during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Since that time essential oils have been used traditionally to kill harmful germs, as well as spiritually to balance mood, lift spirits and dispel negative emotions.
Essential oils have many uses. They can be inhaled or applied on the skin, as an alternative treatment for infections, stress and other health problems. Essential oils have many uses. They can be added to a bath, diffuser, candles, perfumes, shampoo, soap, cleaning products, lotions, incense, etc. Select which oil best treats your symptoms to help aid you through your day.