Sandalwood or Chandanam has a distinctive, warm, deep, earthy and exotic aroma to complement natural healing techniques. It balances Pitta and Vatta dosha. The extract for the incense stick is obtained by vigorously grinding a piece of pure sandalwood on a hard flat surface in a circular motion. When you light an incense stick, you are guaranteed an authentic aroma that helps to calm the mind and relieve your stress. The incense sticks are ideal to enhance your worship rituals, deepen your meditation practise or just immerse your soul in the comfort of soothing aromatherapy. Omved Ayurvedic incense are made the traditional way with a 'masala' or mixture of 100% natural aromatic botanicals (no charcoal) are rolled into natural bamboo sticks as compared to 'dip incense' in which sticks of charcoal are dipped into synthetic fragrance or essential oils. Infused with the abundance of nature these aromatic ingredients combine to produce a smooth, slow-burning incense. The result is a fresh and fragrant breath of conscious bliss.
How to use:
- How to light the incense stick
Place the the stick with the non-coated end on a heat-resistant surface, such as a trivet or ceramic tile. Hold a lit match or a lighter flame to the coated end of the incense for ten seconds or more till it lights. Blow out the incense flame and let it begin to smolder. The incense stick will smoke light gray to white in color. Inhale a breath of deep bliss.
Caution: Never leave burning incense unattended. When done, you can use the ash as combust for your plants.