Fragrant oils were both rare
and highly valued as one of the earliest trade items in the ancient
world. Aromatic plants, gums, and oils have been in use for thousands of
years. They were valued as incense, perfumes, cosmetics, and ingredients
for culinary and medical purposes.
Today, through advanced technology, perfuming has
become an increasingly sophisticated business creating enormous
varieties of intriguing fragrances. Although many cultures, particularly
the Egyptians, were considered experts in perfuming, they did not have
the diverse ingredients for perfuming available to us today. The
fragrances of this period were made in a much simpler fashion using the
equivalent of our modern day essential oils.
Yeshua called me as an ‘apothecary', I felt compelled to remain true
to this ancient form of perfuming. Because of this, we use therapeutic
grade essential oils blended in an olive oil base. Although exotic and sometimes unfamiliar
to our ‘western’ noses, we have been called to create anointing
oils that would have been familiar fragrances in the time and culture of
essential oils used by The Ministries of Hegai are obtained from some of
the best producers around the world. A few of these countries include
to name only a few. It is a continual goal of this ministry to deliver
only the finest quality oils at a conservative price to you.