INTERPRETATION OF ALPHA & OMEGA
Jesus Christ is THE Balm of Gilead sent for our healing. The Balm is actually a tree sap that is collected from an evergreen in Israel that is used for its healing properties
Jer_51:8 Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: howl for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.
Jesus was nailed to a "tree" and His blood flowed to bring our healing