The Bible On Herbalism; Did God actually intend for us to use herbal products? Short answer, Yes. Context always matters though, so don't be fooled by this deceptive "shamanic ethnobotanical" new age bait that's out there. Allow me to share a story of a recipe by none other than yours truly, the Lord.
To answer this question, let's go straight to the source, the holy bible. Exodus 30:22-29 "The Anointing Oil and Incense" "" 22 The Lord said to Moses, 23 “Take the finest spices: of liquid myrrh 500 shekels, and of sweet-smelling cinnamon half as much, that is, 250, and 250 of aromatic cane, 24 and 500 of cassia, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, and a hin of olive oil. 25 And you shall make of these a sacred anointing oil blended as by the perfumer; it shall be a holy anointing oil. 26 With it you shall anoint the tent of meeting and the ark of the testimony, 27 and the table and all its utensils, and the lampstand and its utensils, and the altar of incense, 28 and the altar of burnt offering with all its utensils and the basin and its stand. 29 You shall consecrate them, that they may be most holy. Whatever touches them will become holy. "" We can see that the sacred scripture depicts the Lord straight up telling Moses the recipe of a holy anointing oil. Yet, modern Christians don't seem to discuss this. I would like to see more unique preachers out there who touch base on a wide range of biblical topics. We need original people who are brave enough to put the word out there on every topic. This is biblical ethnobotany, the study of the use and depiction of plants in the holy bible. This recipe was spoken to Moses by the Lord. I bet it's amazing. By the way "Cassia" is also known as "Senna".
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