We are having a fascinating conversation on our Facebook Page about Christians and Essential Oils. You don’t have to be a Facebook user or have an account to view the conversation (click on image) here:
There is nothing wrong with using essential oils or alternative herbal treatments for physical maladies. Nothing. But when you see oils being promoted (either by oil companies or by the users), as having spiritual effects, then a line is being crossed. I wrote some additional thoughts on this as an intro to a fascinating article research article by Sola Sisters ministry. Note that the authors point out that the oils themselves are inert and harmless. No one is saying Christians shouldn’t use them. There is freedom in the “what.” (Romans 14:4-6) It’s the “why” and the “how” that you need to watch out for!
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