The oil was known in ancient times and was part of the Ayurvebic herbal tradition of lndia. lt was obtained as a luxury in ancient Egypt, the Near East, and Rome , where it was the main ingredient of the perfume nardinum. Nard is mentioned a number of times in the Old Testament .
lt was used as one of the Eleven Herbs for the Incense in the Holy Temple in Jerusalem . And it is mentioned in the biblical love poem, the Song of Solomon ( 1:12&4:13) . In the New Testament ( john 12:1-10) : six days before the Passover Jesus arrives in Bethany . In Bethany, Mary, sister of Lazarus uses a pound of pure nard to anoint Jesus's feet. Preparing him for his death , has he said to the criticizers of the event.
ThisAnointing Oilis made in Israel - the Land of the Bible by local perfumers, using natural Galilee and Jerusalem Virgin Olive Oils and scented with flowers and herbs essences mentioned in the Bible and characteristic of the Holy Land.
"Moreover the Lord spoke to Moses, saying" Also take for yourself quality spices... and you shall make from these a holy anointing oil , an ointment compounded according to The art of the perfumer ". It shall be a holy anointing oil " ( Exodus 30.22-25 )