I am amazed at all the references of essential oils in the bible.
“And Hezekiah was attentive to them, and showed them all the house of his treasures- the silver and gold, the spices and precious ointment, and all his armory…”
II KINGS 20:13
“Then Samuel took a flask of oil and poured it on his head, and kissed him and said: ‘Is it not because the Lord has anointed you commander over His inheritance?’”
I SAMUEL 10:1
“And you shall take the anointing oil, and anoint the tabernacle and all that is in it; and you shall hallow it and all its utensils, and it shall be holy.”
“And he poured some of the anointing oil on Aaron’s head and anointed him, to consecrate him.”
“And being in Bethanyat the house of Simon the leper, as He sat at the table, a woman came having an alabaster flask of very costly oil of spikenard. Then she broke the flask and poured it on His head.”
And he made the holy anointing oil, and the pure incense of sweet spices, according to the work of the apothecary.
And they gave him to drink wine mingled with myrrh: but he received it not.