Indian Sandalwood, santalum album, is one of the most heavenly-scented and sought-after incense materials in the world. It has been one of the most popular woods in various incense traditions for over 4,000 years. It is most commonly found as an ingredient in Indian and Japanese incenses.
Sandalwood is a sacred tree used in many different religious practices. This precious aromatic hardwood is considered to have a strong spiritual and divine connection. As incense it has been used to aid meditation, prayer, ritual, and healing in many cultures. It is known in the East to help achieve higher states of consciousness and connect worshipers to higher realms of spirit, wisdom, and inner unity.
Sandalwood is an important medicine in Ayurveda, Tibetan, and Traditional Chinese medicine. Burned as incense for its ability to clear the mind and senses, Sandalwood is also said to align the mind, body, and spirit. It is widely used as a sweet, uplifting ingredient in perfumery and enjoyed aesthetically as incense in the renowned Japanese incense ceremony, the Koh-do.
This product contains 2 grams of high-grade, Australian plantation-grown Indian Sandalwood (heartwood) Powder.
To use, sprinkle a tiny amount of wood powder onto a hot charcoal, allow it to burn while wafting the smoke towards you and inhaling slowly through the nose, then repeat. A little goes a long way. You can also use in beauty products, face cremes, or Chandan Tilak.
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