Incense Scents Meaning
Burning incense is an important part of the home and energy cleansing ritual. Whether you’re trying to relax at home with aromatherapy or you want to eliminate an unpleasant odor, incense can easily be used. But what do each of the scents mean for cleansing rituals?
⦁ Amber you can use for love, comfort, happiness and healing.
⦁ Bergamot can be burned to increase mental alertness. Perfect for days when you need to clear your mind and focus.
⦁ Cedarwood burn for healing, purification, protection, money, balance, grounding, clarity, insight and wisdom.
⦁ Frankincense incense is a purification tool for spirit mind and bod and induces a sense of relaxation. Scientific studies have confirmed that burning frankincense incense purifies the air.
⦁ Jasmine is a perfect ingredient for predictions and prophecies. Its scent enhances relaxation and improves clarity.
⦁ Lavender is a cleansing and healing scent. Lavender can help discourages negative thoughts and alleviate depression. Lavender is one of seven types of chakra incense, used for meditation or yoga practice. It works to open the crown chakra (or Sahasrara) it represents spiritual strength, wisdom, and creativity.
⦁ Lemongrass can be used for mental clarity.
⦁ Lotus is an excellent choice for spiritual and religious purposes. Lotus is linked to the root chakra, giving us a sense of security and safety. It is both a relaxing and invigorating scent that can aid in the reduction of stress and anxiety.
⦁ Musk can be used for an aphrodisiac, prosperity, courage.
⦁ Nag Champa is traditionally used for times of contemplation, meditation, and spiritual development. Sandalwood is the main ingredient, making it the perfect smudging companion. You can also clear, cleanse, and purify your space, sanctifying the area.
⦁ Patchouli is most often used in love, and fertility magic, it’s also a powerful money attractor and can be used to encourage creativity. It's pleasant, sweet and spicy scent can also be uplifting and help with depression and anxiety.
⦁ Rose is used to increase courage, induce prophetic dreams, house blessing, fertility, healing and attract love. Rose incense is used in all forms of love enchantment and possesses the strongest love vibration of any magical incense.
⦁ Rosemary can be burned to purify, aid in healing, prevent nightmares, dispel depression and promote restful sleep and pleasant dreams.
⦁ Sandalwood it is used for purification and healing. It is also used in chakra work, associated with the root chakra at the base of the spine. By burning sandalwood during chakra work, you can work on issues with security, stability, trust, and self-identity.