Did you know that incense was the first form of perfume? Perfume means “through smoke”. Our ancestors would use smoke to perfume their bodies. When you light a stick of incense, you raise the vibrations surrounding you and connect with the blessings of your ancestors and divine spiritual realms.
- What is the spiritual meaning of incense?
In many religious practices, burning incense deepens our attention and empowers our spiritual focus. The aroma of incense can help you tap into your spiritual connections. It calms the environment and your mind, cleansing space for inner and outer journeys.
- What is incense used for?
Incense is aromatic biotic material that releases fragrant smoke when burnt. The term is used for either the material or the aroma. Incense is used for aesthetic reasons, religious worship, aromatherapy, meditation, space cleansing and ceremony. Or you can use it for its wonderful fragrance.
- Why is incense used in prayer?
Incense is used to symbolise the act of purification and sanctification. We incense people and objects we want to make and keep holy through our prayers. The smoke is a sign of the prayer rising up so blessings can come down.
- Is incense a good thing?
Burning incense can help boost creativity and flow by clearing and stimulating the mind. Incense Purifies your space. Buddhist monks have used incense to purify their atmosphere for thousands of years. Amazingly, one study showed that burning incense for an hour reduced the bacteria in the air by 94%.
- What incense is good for anxiety
Frankincense is an aromatic tree resin and one of the oldest forms of incense. It has incredible abilities to calm the central nervous system. Researchers have found that it also activates ion channels in the brain to calm anxiety and depression.
- What incense should you burn for depression?
Sandalwood incense is often used to create a comforting and peaceful environment to help relieve symptoms of depression. A calming power that is perfect for stress relief and feelings of insecurity. It helps to enhance your self-esteem and bring peace to your mental well-being.