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Incense Sticks Buying Guide

Incense sticks have been used since the times of Ancient Egyptians. Incense sticks burn completely to ashes, leaving an aroma. The mixture of an oil based resin and powdered raw materials is mixed using a binding agent. This is coated around a bamboo stick or a sandalwood stick for additional fragrance. These incense sticks burn directly once lit up. Artistic incense stick holders are available and are essential to hold the sticks and to catch the falling ash.

Uses and Benefits of Incense Sticks

  • Some incense sticks are insect repellent and can be used outdoors to prevent insect bites. Ideal when there is a family barbecue party. 
  • Incense sticks are religious symbols in many religions and cultures.
  • The fragrances are relaxing and stress relieving. So when you practice Yoga or meditation, you can use incense sticks to relax and meditate. The aroma also refreshes you during tired after work evenings.
  • Incense sticks ward of bad odour and can keep your house clean smelling without the use of air fresheners and sprays.

Different Raw Materials and Fragrances Used 

Agarwood, cedar, sandalwood are some of the woods which are powdered for including in the raw materials. Coriander, harmala, juniper, nutmeg are the seeds and fruits included. Then a variety of resins and gums, leaves, roots and rhizomes that also make up the raw materials. Essential oils like patchouli, cedar, sandalwood, jasmine, rose and ylang-ylang are used.

Brands of Incense Sticks

  • Legends
  • Realm
  • Avalon
  • Jasmine
  • MAG

Quick Picks

Quick Picks

Satya Sandalwood Incense Sticks :

The aroma from Satya Sandalwood incense sticks refreshes your entire home.  

Japanese Magnolia Incense Sticks :

The Oriental incense sticks brings out the fragrance of magnolia to your ambience.    

Rose Incense Sticks :

Beautifully coloured in deep magenta, they carry a delicate rose fragrance.     

Quick Picks

Stamford Hex Incense Sticks – Jasmine :

The incense sticks captures the fragrance of vanilla and lasts a long time.

Garden Incense Sticks With Citronella :

The insect repellent garden sticks are useful in outdoor activities.  

Teck & Tonka Incense Sticks :

These incense sticks are a blend of nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, sandalwood, and other earthy fragrances. 

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