Imagery evoked: A lone boat making its way home in the sea against the setting sun
Key Notes: Spicy, Intriguing
Use: Earthy and powerful, the Patchouli flora incense keeps insects and harmful germs away and acts as an excellent laundry freshener as well as grounding the user.
History Of Incense
The act of burning incense and resin is utilized worldwide. Historically, Asia, and particularly, Egypt, China and India. In fact, India is still the largest producer of incense sticks. Accordingly, India’s use of incense is dated as far back as 3300 BC. Ancient China built structures specifically designed for incense use, and most commonly used aromas such as, Cinnamon and Sandalwood.
The Incense Route
The Incense Route was a trade route that extended to over 2000 Km, which connected the Mediterranean to the Eastern and Southern Parts of the world. This route certainly made the exchange of incense , resin , spices , textiles , precious stones much easier