Incense sticks are a common tool for aromatherapy.
They contain high concentrations of essential oils, which are extracted from plants, seeds, barks, roots, and fruits. Incense is popularly used in conjunction with yoga and meditation, as well as for air purification purposes and to create a calming atmosphere.
An incense stick is composed of fragrant plant-based materials, including plants, herbs, and tree bark. When lit, a fragrant, aromatic smoke is released, enveloping the room with an inviting, spiritual scent.
The holistic practice of aromatherapy has been used for centuries to promote healing, as well as strengthen spiritual, physical, and psychological well-being. Incense sticks are a common tool for aromatherapy. They contain high concentrations of essential oils, which are extracted from plants, seeds, barks, roots, and fruits.
Below, we explore these attributes and uses for Incense, highlight various benefits and suggest fragrances for occasions and purposes.
- Relax and unwind
Light some Incense, curl up on the sofa with a cup of tea, a book, and some chilled-out music.
Frankincense, Sandalwood, and Cedarwood are all ‘calming fragrances’, so work well for general relaxation.
- Reduce stress and anxiety
A step up from relaxing – reduce body activities like heart rate and breathing.
Sandalwoods for this. Lavender and Rosemary are other great choices here too.
Incense is used widely in many religious practices to deepen attention, heighten senses and uplift one’s own spirit when practicing meditation.
Sandalwoods and Lotus are used most frequently for meditation – but you chose what suits you best. One that transports you to the place you need to be, without taking over your thoughts.
The burning of Incense can act as a doorway to spirituality, formal or informal, recognized religion or secular. Incense is and has been for thousands of years in daily use in many religions of the world – Hinduism, Buddhism, and Christianity.
- Generosity and Mindfulness
Whether formal or informal, religious or aesthetic, you create good Karma by taking an incense stick and lighting it as an offering. A simple way to do something, without expectation of return. An act of generosity and letting go.
- Stimulate creativity
A well-selected fragrance can be used to enhance your own abilities, stimulate ideas and improve mental performance.
What's in the box
1 x ( 24 x 6 ) Boxes Incense Sticks
Incense Sticks ( Big ) - Lavender
Each lucky stick burns for 2 hours