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Incense is made of fragrant plant materials, often combined with essential oils. They differ in shapes and forms depending on the origin and cultural background. With advances in technology and increasing number of uses incense undergoes changes as well.

What hasn’t changed however, is the reason as to why people are burning it! Incense is burnt all around the world.  People not only use it for religious purposes but also because of its spiritual aspect, pleasant smell, and health benefits!

There are a handful of incense sticks health benefits. A study shows that there are top five health benefits range from relaxation, meditation, to increase in focus and creativity, to sleep aid and yoga practice.  Here are some of the most obvious and beneficial ones. 

The burning/inhaling of incense is natural, safe, and non-addicting. It is an effective remedy in treating headaches and depression. Because of all the incense sticks health benefits to the mind and body, it is wise to use incense on a regular basis to maintain a homeostasis of health and happiness.

Burning Healthy Incense Raises A Level Of Serotonin In Your Brain

Incense sticks generate the effect of good aromas which has shown to raise serotonin in the brain. The method of burning incense in order to raise the brain serotonin levels may not only improve mood but does so without side-effects or dangers of addiction!

Serotonin is considered a natural mood stabilizer and appears to play a key role in maintaining mood balance. It helps to regulate mood, social behavior, as well as normalizes sleeping, eating, and digestion. Serotonin also helps regulate anxiety and reduce headaches and even depression.

Serotonin is good for your body and burning healthy incense helps it flow! I find the best way for me to relax and unwind after I’ve had a long, stressful, anxiety ridden day, is by lighting some sandalwood (my favorite incense), getting into bed and putting on one of my favorite Netflix shows to binge watch.  

The calming effects of healthy incense are well known all over the world. Certain healthy incense (like sandalwood) aromas work to slow down the heart rate and soothe nerves. These calming effects help to relieve tension in the muscles, enabling incense to also be used as a muscle relaxer. If you also hava beautiful Incense holder it will enhance feng shui & help you relax even more.

Burning Incense Is The Best Non-Prescription Medicine

In the chaos that is today’s world, there is no surprise that the levels of anxiety have increased. Those who are feeling anxious often seek non-medical help to treat their condition and since healthy incense sticks are a great way to naturally treat anxiety, they are popularly used! The burning of incense sticks is also used in many religious practices to deepen attention, heighten senses and uplift one’s own spirit when practicing meditation.  

How Burning A Healthy Incense Helps You Concentrate On Work And Study?

The incense sticks health benefits are well noticeable when working or studying. Burning an incense increases focus and enhances concentration. Besides burning of healthy incense fragrances has a more subtle effect of the mind and body, making them a perfect partner for work, study or engaging in a hobby that requires detailed focus.  
Specific incenses help in developing a full awareness and enable clear thinking. Monks were among the first to recognize the incense sticks health benefits. For centuries they have been using incenses during their meditation to relax the body and clear the mind.

Healthy Incense Inspires Imagination

Workers who require intense concentration often use  incense to help them focus and to switch back and forth by working on. Healthy incense can also inspire imagination. You would be surprised to see just exactly how a pleasing aroma can get the creative energy flowing.  As a result of the calming effects of burning healthy incense, incense can also be used to induce sleep.

The sedative properties of incense makes it a great natural treatment to aid insomnia. Lastly, burning healthy incense sticks helps to focus the mind and ready the body by creating the right aromatic atmosphere when practicing yoga. Doing such a natural and healthy activity you’ll want to avoid anything artificial, toxic or distracting.

As mentioned previously, incense is burnt all around the world and is used because of its spiritual aspect, pleasant smell, and health benefits. The benefit of burning healthy incense sticks are abundant and should be taken advantage of by everyone.

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