I do pilates for my back, and if I have a chance I love nothing better than a hot bath with frankincense and myrrh.
There'd also be a ready supply of essential oils - especially myrrh and frankincense - to soothe sore joints after a hard day's prayer and candles to burn.
Treasured by kings, wise men and people of discriminating taste for millennia, the aroma of frankincense and myrrh evokes feelings of warmth, comfort, majesty, reverence and peace.
Jewish ceremonial incense includes frankincense and myrrh, and is frequently mentioned in the Pentateuch, the Jewish Old Testament.
The long-term survival of the international frankincense trade of Oman resins is unknown at this point in time.
I think it was rosemary and frankincense in it perhaps, that the swinging censor of incense, and I just found it all so beautiful and evocative, that ritual going on.
By their gifts of gold, frankincense , and myrrh, they acknowledged Jesus as royal, divine, and destined to suffer and die.
The burning of scents like frankincense and myrrh dates back to the ancient Egyptians, and continued through the centuries, gradually including sweet spices like cinnamon, quassia, cloves, allspice and nutmeg.
You mix frankincense with things like spices, seeds and roots to create different aromas.
Petra was the capital of the Nabataeans' independent kingdom, and as Greek and Roman demand for such exotic goods as cassia, cinnamon, frankincense , and myrrh increased, so did the prosperity of the Nabataeans.