Black Beauty Incense - 120 Sticks Aromatherapy - Is one of the oldest uses of incense, as old as 5,000 years. It uses pure essential oils to rejuvenate and maintain harmony of body, mind and spirit, based on the principle that the subtle power of fragrance plays an important role in our health and wellness. Interestingly, aromatherapy is facing a resurgence in popularity today along with its associated branches - Ayurvedic Aromatherapy - the ancient art & science, in practice for thousands of years and working on holistic principles to re-establish balance in the three doshas - Vata, Pitta & Kapha, using fragrances, and Aroma-Psychology and Personality Profiling, comparatively newer entrants, which study natural fragrance preference to assess which essential oil brings out a persons most positive traits. Meditation - Incense is believed to have a deep connection to spirituality and burning of incense creates an excellent atmosphere for meditation, a practice in vogue down through the ages. Purifies the environment - Immense purifying properties are ascribed to incense which cleanses not only the surroundings but also the individual who, as part of the environment, feels psychologically cleansed. Worship - Down through the ages and across various religions, incense has been an inextricable part of worship. For the ancestors in every culture, it symbolized the sacredness associated with prayer and ritual. Yoga - Incense is an excellent accompaniment to the practice of yoga. On burning, it produces an effect conducive to the state of mind required for dedicated yoga.