What are Incense sticks (Agarbathies) all about?

The incense originates from the Latin word incensum, ‘turning’, and is a preparation of aromatic plant resins, which are typically oils of plant burned to release a fragrant smoke that is utilized for different purposes. Their aromas are very differed, some sweet, hot, musk, citrus, crisp, mitigating, soothing, refreshing, so on.

In india Incense sticks are also known as agarbathi (or agarbatti derived from Sanskrit word Agaravarthi, gara = odour, agar = aroma, varthi = wound ).

Smell powerfully affects the body!

Effective scents from our past may raise great recollections and consequently our immune system is also given a lift.

Incense goes back to many years to the early cultures of India and Northern African communities. Incense has been utilized as a part of numerous spiritual and religious functions with significant physical impact on the psyche/body.