Incense has been used for countless years in many different cultures for important events; in fact, it’s probably the most widely used ceremonial tradition ever created. From funerals to religious events to just plain ‘ol good housekeeping, incense has proved its worth time and again- especially when you consider the use of traditional scents such as musk, nag champa, jasmine, and sandalwood. But besides just smelling good, incense has some interesting facts that you may have never heard.
Brain Booster– Oddly, the power of smell has more of an effect on the brain than we realize. When you smell something pleasant, your brain automatically begins to calm down and find balance. In fact, in a scientific study, it was found that incense can boost the brain’s alpha waves and increases our mind’s ability to disassociate from our bodies.