Herb & Lunar handcrafted incense bundles consists of 7 incense sticks. 2 x sage. 2 x sandalwood (western australia) + benzoin. 3 x dark copal cinnamon (single images of incense are in order).
sage. makkoh. myrrh. sandalwood. clary sage eo.
Sage or otherwise known as ‘salvia’ is derived from latin word ‘salveo’ meaning ‘to heal, to feel well, to redeem.’ burning sage is a sacred ancient practice that’s been used to clear negative energy, giving clarity and wisdom and increases spiritual awareness. sage has also been known to have strong anti-bacterial properties.
— sandalwood (w.a) + benzoin sumatra
sandalwood (w.a). makkoh. dark copal. benzoin sumatra.
Sandalwood has been used as a holy incense for thousands of years and is notable as a protective wood. the wood is used for prayer beads and powdered sandalwood is used to anoint the forehead. sandalwood is used for protection, healing, spirit offering and aids in meditation. benzoin sumatra is purifying, soothing and calming.
— dark copal + cinnamon
dark copal resin. makkoh. cinnamon. frankincense.
The use of dark copal goes all the way back to the aztec and mayan cultures as offering to the gods/goddesses/deities. the rich and heavy scent has been commonly used in ceremonial gatherings as it may support meditation, creates a calm atmosphere, purifies the body, spirit and soul. the sweet scent of cinnamon helps to balance the blend and protects the space.
* As with any incense or smudge sticks it’s important to have windows open to allow air flow. avoid contact with eyes. not suitable for use whilst pregnant. if irritation occurs discontinue use and seek medical advice.