Monthly Archives: July 2015

ESSENTIAL OILS & GOD’S WORD | ONYCHA

Let’s talk Onycha. (Styrax benzoin) Family: Styracaceae Source: From resin of tree. Chemistry: Esters-70%, Carboxylic Acids-20%, Aldehydes 2%, Alcohols 1%. Available only in the 12 oils of ancient scripture kit. Application: Topical, Aromatic   I had never heard of Onycha before and it has been a hard one to find info on, as it’s not […]

ESSENTIAL OILS & GOD’S WORD | GALBANUM

Let’s talk Galbanum Mentioned 1x directly + 54x indirectly = 55x Chemistry: Monoterpenes-75%, Sesquiterpenes-4% Source: Gum Resins in stems and branches (Ferula gummosa) Family Apiaceae (parsley) Application: Topical, Aromatic, Ingestible Galbanum (Ferula gummosa) has an earthy aroma. It was used in ancient temple ritual incense anointings associated with springtime. Galbanum supports the immune, digestive, respiratory, […]

ESSENTIAL OILS & GOD’S WORD | FRANKINCENSE

Let’s Talk Frankincense (Boswellia carteri) Family: Burseraceae Source: Oleo-gum-resin from the trunks and limbs of the tree. Note that Myrrh is also a gum resin from a desert tree of the same family—Burseraceae—as was the Balm of Gilead. Plant Origin: Somalia/Yemen Chemistry: Monoterpenes-82%, Alpha-Pinene 30-65%, Limonene 8-20%, Sesquiterpenes-8%, Sabinene 1-8%, Myrcene 1-14%, Beta-Caryphyllene 1-5%, Alcohols-4%, […]

ESSENTIAL OILS & GOD’S WORD | CISTUS

Let’s talk Rose of Sharon / Cistus / Rock Rose (Cistus ladanifer) Family: Cistaceae Plant Origin: Spain Source: Steamed distilled From Leaves & Branches Chemistry: Monoterpenes-54%, Alpha-Pinene 40-60%, Alcohols-12%, Esters- 9%, Ketones-7%, Aldehydes-5%, Camphene 2-5%, Bornyl Acetate 3-6%, Trans-Pinocarveol 3-6%, Diterpenes-2%, Carboxylic Acids-1% Application: Topical, Aromatic, Ingestible   Cistus (Cistus ladanifer) essential oil comes from […]