Spiritual Use Of Incenses
Incense burning is honored in most places because it represents a lot of things. Since ancient times, incense is used for cultural, religious and spiritual reasons. Today, incense burning is still popular all over the world.
The benefits of burning incense for spiritual use ranges abundantly. Scents move us beyond reason to experiences that include mental rejuvenation and improved sensory reception. Scents also capture and recall good memories.
The use of incense as a key to unlock the door to higher spiritual realms doesn't date back to centuries only, but thousands of years. We all know that in the bible, the three wise men brought gifts which include gold, frankincense, and myrrh as a gift for the birth of Jesus, marking one of the holiest events in the history of billions of people. This is not surprising since the roots of incense were recorded in the minds of humanity for at least 3000 years before the advent of Christianity. Incense started heavily in the African spiritual culture Aging back to the Kemetic era.
Frankincense is one of the most sacred types of incense, ruled by the sun. It is used for blessings, purification as well as protection. It is also used by physicians for boils, internal disturbances, fever, leprosy and venom poison, as well as a general tonic; it was also used in embalming.
in the Haitian culture we use incenses in our daily practice. incense can be used to start or end your day, it could be used for rituals or clear the energy of the room. Here at Flourished we have a variety of incenses for different uses and purposes.