Burning Incense for concentration

BURNING INCENSE FOR CONCENTRATION

Burning incense for concentration can be felt more deeply and intensely only if we could focus all our mental energy at the task or moment at hand. Rather than attempting to attend to many different tasks; if human mind could channelize all the mental energy towards a single task, marvels could be created daily. Many ascetics like Swami Sarvapriya Nanda and scientists like Csikszentmihalyi have spoken of the concept of flow and the power of the human mind to be completely immersed in a task and experience energized focus, enjoyment and satisfaction.
  There are a lot of ways to boost your concentration and one of them is using meditation. A lot of monks and ascetics in various cultures take the help of mantra-incense aromas to enhance their experience of meditation. Also, many scientists claim a correlation between aroma therapy and increased concentration. Incense and aroma create a sense of increased awareness and heightened creativity. A positive atmosphere is created by incense and aroma that lets you feel comfortable and relaxed enough to be at your productive best.
  Burning Mantra-Incense range of aromatic fragrances are specially crafted to improve concentration and alertness. Some of the most sought after are:

SANDALWOOD

By burning a sandalwood incense, you can infuse the atmosphere around you with a healing aroma, offering benefits similar to those of an essential oil.Sandalwood essential oil provides a wide range of benefits – eases nausea, gastritis and increases production of gastric juices. It helps the body extract the excess liquids, causes the muscles to contract and simulates the urine production. It also has antiseptic properties that can help in dealing with infections.
It is also a valuable ingredient in many cosmetic products as it helps remedy cracked and dry skin.

For a long time people have considered Sandalwood as an aphrodisiac, so burning this incense is believed to help create a romantic atmosphere.Due to its preservative and antiseptic properties, Sandalwood is often used as an important ingredient in making of soaps and various beauty creams

One of the main compounds of Sandalwood is – santalol. It gives the Sandalwood its distinctive fragrance, is considered as a natural sedative so it helps you fall asleep.  Tannin is another component of Sandalwood that stops bleeding, tightens loose tissues, prevents infections and heals damaged skin.

Ayurveda, an Indian old healing tradition also has a great use of Sandalwood. They use burning incense sticks with Sandalwood aroma to release natural antiseptics and cleanse the air.By burning a sandalwood incense, you can infuse the atmosphere around you with a healing aroma, offering benefits similar to those of an essential oil.

Sandalwood essential oil provides a wide range of benefits – eases nausea, gastritis and increases production of gastric juices. It helps the body extract the excess liquids, causes the muscles to contract and simulates the urine production. It also has antiseptic properties that can help in dealing with infections.
It is also a valuable ingredient in many cosmetic products as it helps remedy cracked and dry skin.

FRANKINCENSE

Traditional Greek, Indian and Chinese medicines revered frankincense as an important remedy for conditions involving pain and inflammation, and those of the digestive, respiratory and urogenital organs. The early Persian physician Ibn Sina documents using frankincense for ulcers, tumors, fevers, dysentery and vomiting. In Ayurvedic practice, frankincense has been used in internal medicine, trauma care and dermatology. In Europe today, the essential oil and resin are being studied and used in clinical applications that are shedding new light on possible cancer treatments.
The woodsy, spicy fragrance of burning frankincense is synonymous with religious ceremony around the world and is commonly used in meditation practice. Many believe the resin inspires purification and centering of the mind, body and spirit. Five thousand years ago, a “frankincense trail” marked the route where the precious incense was shipped from Oman through Yemen and into Jordan. Historical records indicate 3,000 to 4,000 tons of the resin were shipped annually from Jordan to Greece and Rome, where it was burned in churches for religious ceremonies.

NAG CHAMPA

The use of incense has grown so much all over the world. Many people now rely on incense to bring calmness to their spaces. Some enjoy incense for their natural aroma, while others rely on them for meditating and yoga. But if you’re just entering the world of incense, then you may be wondering where to start. Nag Champa incense is probably one of the most popular out there – and for great reason too!

Nag Champa incense is made using a variety of exotic and rare ingredients. The base of it all is the Champa flower that is then mixed with other natural ingredients to enhance its scent and aroma. The incense is a masala-based fragrance that creates a deep meditative atmosphere and has a musky sweetness with a flowery top note. Mysore sandalwood oil, along with other fragrant gums are used to make sure the incense stick together so that they burn for a long time.First, let’s do a little short overview of the benefits of incense sticks. These magical sticks have been used for centuries by many different cultures and religions all around the world. When you use high quality and toxic-free incense that are made naturally, you can get a lot more out of the practice.

Many rely on the sticks and cones as part of their religious rituals and as a way to tap into their spiritual senses. The deep experience of scents and aromas can really help us connect with our spiritual side but also take us back to peaceful memories. But not everyone uses incense for religious or spiritual purposes. Many use incense to create the atmosphere they desire in their personal spaces – a way to purify the air and to bring positivity to their homes.

Many also use incense as a way to unwind and relax; to help them sleep better at night. Whether you’re looking to get more connected with yourself or tap into your positive energy – or even improve the quality of your home space – you may find incense to be exactly what you need.

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