Mood/Inspiration: The peaceful environment at a monastery.
Key Notes: Sacred, Sublime, Woody. The distinctive aroma of Sandalwood has been treasured across cultures for its sanctity.
Use: The healing aroma of Sandalwood flora incense can be used to promote feelings of serenity and to ease irritability and aggression. This incense also acts as an aid to meditation and deep relaxation.
In India, scents and rituals co-mingle in the everyday. Incense was first burned in ashrams, monasteries and temples across India and Nepal to aid in spirituality and meditative processes. The spiritually uplifting scent of smoldering incense can help ease the symptoms of stress, anxiety and even depression.
Satya Incense is made in India from a mixture of natural herbs, resins, pure floral extracts and the finest essential oils, which are hand rolled onto a bamboo stick. Sticks burn slowly (about 45 minutes) with a wonderful fragrance and lingering presence. | Size: 15g (approximately 12 sticks)
THE BENEFITS OF BURNING INCENSE
Creativity • Being in the same environment as incense has been linked to heightened creativity. Aromas are also a very powerful emotional memory trigger which can help to stimulate thoughts and creativeness.
Calming down and de-stressing • The inhalation of particular aromas has been found to be an effective method for reducing the heart rate and soothing nerves. They can also cause certain channels in the brain to trigger the creation and release of mood elevating hormones and proteins such as serotonin, which can help ease the symptoms of stress, anxiety and even depression. Burning Incense is an excellent aid to meditation or deep relaxation.
Productivity • Buddhist and Hindu monks have long burned nag champa to help them clear the mind and improve concentration. Increased levels of focus directly correlate with increased productivity. The burning of nag champa has been found to be one of the best scents for this and is ideal for working, studying and similar activities.
Space Clearing • Incense has been used for thousands of years to to sanctify or purify a space.