Incenses known to humanity for endless time can be used to support you with:
The basis of incenses are really quite simple. It is a combination of aromatic elements and a heat source. Incense has always had ties to the religious and medical aspects of various cultures, and still does today. The name Incense is actually derived for the Latin verb incendere, meaning to burn.
Incenses, as representation of an Air Element, were considered as the best form of offerings to the Gods. Far before Christ’s life, Frankincense, as incense, had been used in Ancient Egypt, Persia and Assyria. After words it found its way to Roman Emporium and from there spread throughout Europe.
Another interesting fact of incense is that when the tomb of Tutankhamen was found, they made an amazing discovery. In the Valley of the Kings at Thebes, archaeologists found huge quantities of oils, perfumes, and of course, incenses around his mummified body.
The science behind incense and its effects on the human body are very interesting. Every time we smell something, our brain deciphers information on a subconscious level. Further on, it is stored in the limbic system of the brain. The aromatic smell that burning incense releases stimulates the olfactory nerves. This stimulation is able to produce effects of various states such as physical, emotional, and psychological based on the fragrance.
THE VIRTUES OF INCENSE
from a 16th century Japanese manuscript
It brings communication with the transcendent.
It purifies mind and body.
It removes uncleanliness.
It can be a companion in the midst of solitude.
When it is plentiful one never tires of it.
When there is a little, one is satisfied
In the midst of busy affairs, it brings a moment of peace.
Used everyday it does not harm.
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