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The Benefits of Incense in Aromatherapy

Jul 4, 2008
Aromatherapy refers to the use of various scents to provide particular mental and physical outcomes. There are many benefits to aromatherapy. The finding that aromatherapy provides certain mental and physical results have been proven by both the spiritual and scientific. In this article, we will expound on the many benefits of the use of incense in aromatherapy.

There are a few methods used to apply aromatherapy, such as candles and applying directly to the skin. However, another method, less commonly used, requires the use of incenses to get the desired effect. However, before embarking on your journey of using incense, make sure that you take precautions to ensure your safety. Do use the proper tools and do not leave it unattended.

I have compiled a list that contains a selection of various types of incense that can be used in aromatherapy. This small list represents how each incense can have a specific effect and use in aromatherapy. If you have a question about a specific type of incense not included in this list, simply research online or find a book written on aromatherapy.

1) Dragon's Blood incense has been used through the ages for numerous things. In the area of aromatherapy, burning Dragon's Blood incense has been proven effective in the relief of diarrhea, reducing fevers, helps to alleviate the symptoms of stomach viruses, and assists in relieving the pain of ulcers as well.

2) Another incense that is quite popular is the Sandalwood incense. This has been shown to help mitigate stress and bring a person closer to their spiritual awareness.

3) Lavender is an incense known to help calm and soothe people. This might be a great way to end a work day.

4) Amber incense is a great scent for balancing the body's various systems.

5) Indian Cedar incense has been shown to help with depression and other mood disorders.

6) To balance hormones in the body, or to stimulate sexual activity, you may consider burning Jasmine incense. Jasmine incense benefits both men and women in the area of hormones and all things related to hormones.

7) Patchouli incense has been found to help soothe the nerves in the body. It has also been found to make the nerves stronger.

8) Rose incense helps to promote balance with your spiritual side. It has also been noted to assist in meditation and focusing one's attention.

In aromatherapy, incense are used to provide many different benefits. Not only that, but incense are very inexpensive, with as many as 20 for under a dollar! If you order larger amounts, then you can get even better deals. Usually the best solution is purchasing incense at large quantities with a lot of different varieties within the package.

Aromatherapy is extremely beneficial and safe. There are no dangerous side effects to the use of aromatherapy, so, it can be performed at any time. The use of incense of aromatherapy has been proven effective for many years now. Numerous other scents provide aromatherapy benefits. You can find these scents by doing a simple internet search, or looking up books on it at your local library.
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