Sandalwood or “Chandana” is used in Ayurveda, an Indian natural healing tradition. Burning aromatic Sandalwood Incense Sticks will release natural antiseptics into the air. Breathing in the aromatic smoke from a Sandalwood incense stick can help to lift melancholy and promote restful sleep. It subdues aggression and irritability, Promotes compassion and openness and enhances meditation. Sandalwood is particularly good for stress relief. Sandalwood is also an aphrodisiac, and can stimulate a sensual mood. The strong aroma given off by a Sandalwood Incense makes them a good tool to use during meditation exercises, can add spice to more mundane tasks. Use the heady aroma of Sandalwood to help your mind drift to more beautiful and spiritual surroundings.
Light up Sandalwood Incense Stick when you’re ready to start exercising, such as on an exercise bike, using your Bowflex or during aerobics. As you exercise close your eyes and breath in the heady aroma, letting your mind drift with its scent. After a few deep breaths, imagine that rather than being in your room or gym, you’re cycling along a mountain path, perhaps in the mountains, under a warm summer sun.
Imagine the aroma coming from the beautiful trees that line your path. You’ll find this passes your exercise time more quickly and for sure is much more enjoyable!