Balm of Gilead brings peace to a room, especially when place in all four corners. Domestic spats are said to become sparce when Balm of Gilead is around. Mixed with Myrrh it is burned as an incense to help heal broken hearts. When utilized as an ingredent in love spells its addition promotes a gentle and loving affair. Balm of Gilead is refference multiple time in the Bible, most notably in Jeremiah 46:11 “Go up to Gilead, and take balm, O virgin daughter of Egypt! In vain you have used many medicines; there is no healing for you.” For this religious reference it became much revered in Hoodoo.