How to Use Incense
Light the tip of the incense, and blow out the flame. Put the burning incense in an incense stand and place on top of a ceramic plate to catch the ashes. Another method of burning incense is to place the stick in a container of help hold the stick up straight.
Types of Incense
Along with the long history of mankind, the culture of incense has developed in many ways. Some types of incense have developed from the influence of festivals and religious ceremonies. Other types of incense were developed by using ingredients brought in from ...
The History of Incense
The word "perfume" comes from Old Provincial French perfumar - per "through" and fumar "to smoke". This explains the art of perfumery, believed to have begun in the Middle East with the burning of incense. The use of incense dates back to biblical times and may ...
The Virtues of Koh
The "Ten Virtues of Koh" is a list of the benefits derived from the use of incense. These Ten Virtues have been passed down from the 15th century (the Muromachi Era) and are still cited today as uniquely capturing the spirit of Koh (incense).
How can scents and fragrance reduce stress
We all have busy stressful lives that could definitely use a little more relaxation time. Many people agree that the best method of stress relief is through the use of fragrance. Different scents can be used for a variety of purposes. Add some fragrance to your next yoga session ...