Beautiful Tibetan box with four kinds of incense as you encounter only in a monastery in Tibet.
Tibetan incense is usually related to incense that you find in Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan. Tibetan incense is made by hand according to ancient recipes of flowers, leaves, herbs and roots from the Himalayas and Tibetan plant drugs. There are only pure, natural raw materials processed. Thus, it is also not harmful to breathe in this incense. Even better: Many Tibetan incense is made just to breathe. These medicated incense is made according to ancient recipes and has a healing effect Tibetan incense can be used in sacrifice to support meditation and relaxation or to purify spaces of negative influences. With the growing popularity of Tibetan Buddhism is Tibetan incense to publicize the win. The only pure and natural ingredients of this incense contribute to this growing interest.
Incense is a mixture of aromatic organic compounds, which can be lit and then as a pleasant scent spreads assessed. Incense is also meant the resin (frankincense) of the frankincense tree (Boswellia). The original meaning of the word incense "wijrook" (smoke to dedicate). Incense is certainly used since 1700 BC, probably originally as incense. An incense offering was intended to propitiate the gods. The smell and the prayer rise with the smoke upward. A practical use of incense was expelling decay. The blood and the remains of the animals sacrificed Jews were masked by the strong smell of incense. Incense was and is mainly used in Europe in churches. Although the Jews had to be expelled, the smell of the sacrifices could be by the scent of incense that obscure wealthy were buried in the church. The phrase filthy rich will find also possible origin. During funerals and places of pilgrimage where people have far to come seems to use the geurverdoezelende incense no accident. The resins and oils were priceless for ordinary people, because it had to be imported from outside Europe. Separately, there was outside the church no culture of using incense. Since the 1960s an increasing interest in oriental cultures and religion. In many countries like China, India, Tibet and Japan widely used incense. In these countries, incense as common as in the western world flowers at home or use soap or perfume. The interest also grew the import and use of oriental incense.