Frankincense and Myrrh: intercession, sacrifice Ex 30:34-35 Purification, dying to self and preperation for the King 2:12 1/3 oz. Roll-on Frankincense: Used on the Altar of Incense in temple times, one of the three gifts brought to Messiah. Myrrh: Queen Esther bathed in oil of myrrh for six months before her presentation to the King. Anointing oil, in biblical times as well as today, is used for healing, consecration and anointing of the head. It was also used for the anointing of joy during festivals.