HEM - P.R.E.C.I.O.U.S Chandan
One of the finest Indian incenses
~ Sandalwood fragrance ~
by HEM : 254mm (10") incense sticks
hand rolled in India
Dry, woody and warm. Oriental, luxurious and balsamic, deep & soft aroma
Ever since the glorious times of Vedic India, Chandan holds a venerated position. Its touch to the human body is cooling and pacifying. Its fragrance purifying. As a 'Puja Samagri' Chandan has few equals.
Spread the enticing and soothing fragrance of the age-old and venerated sandalwood in your house by lighting up Hem Precious Chandan Incense Sticks. You can use it to offer your prayer or use it as an air freshener to spread its crisp, clean and woody fragrance in your house.
Available in single 8g or 20g packets, or at a discounted price for full boxes.
Each stick equates to approximately 1g, therefore an 8g packet contains about 8 sticks, etc.
We offer a FLAT RATE of $7 shipping cost on all of our Incense, no matter what your quantity.
Hem Incense Sticks are associated with providing peace, tranquility and a fragrant freshness as it imbibes the essence of many traditional ingredients known to provide a soul soothing effect. Each Incense stick when lit fills your home or environment with beautiful fragrance, blissful relaxation, aiding to make your meditative and spiritual journey smooth.
From times unknown Agarbattis, also called incense sticks / prayer sticks are known to elevate moods. These sticks are reputed to aid meditation. However Agarbattis are mainly associated with providing peace, tranquillity and of course freshness as it imbibes the essence of many traditional ingredients known to provide a soul soothing effect.
The sticks are easy and safe to light, as well as long lasting. Light one in the morning, creating a relaxing and calming surrounding whilst you meditate or exercise. You can also use it in the evening to relax in its pacifying aroma after a tiring day at work.
Ten Attributes of Hem
It refreshes your heart, mind and soul
It purifies the surroundings and makes it pleasant
It gives a moment of peaceful feeling in your busy life
It calms and sooths your mind
It is loved by one and all
It helps in meditation
You get a sense of sacredness and sanctity while praying
Brings peace and tranquility at home
It helps to relax your nerves and gives you a good sleep
Used everyday, it does not harm.
Incense making is an art; the sense of smell is the most powerful of all our senses. Smell triggers memories, experiences and events from this life, and it is believed from past as well.
Incense as far as back as can be traced was used as an offering to the powers of spirit in exchange for burning incense, flowers, food, money and candles etc. Incense acts as a messenger between god and devotee.
Indian Chandan (SandalWood)
Sandalwood is scientifically known as Santalum album and is known in Sanskrit as Chandanam or Srigandha . It means something which has a heavenly smell. It is a parasitic tree and is mostly found in the southern part of India.
Since the past few thousand years, sandal wood has been used for medicinal purposes in India , especially in the Ayurveda system . It has great importance in religious ceremonies. Hindus offer sandalwood paste to God every day and put it on the forehead. In temples, devotees are offered sandalwood paste after doing poojas. Its fragrance is heavenly and one of the few in nature.
Sandalwood is a part of Indian cultural heritage. Statues made from sandalwood are world famous. Various musical instruments, spiritual incense and creams are made out of sandal wood. It has a wonderful fragrance which last for several years.
The sandal oil has a deep smooth, gentle, sweet and woody aroma. It has a special kind of tenacity only found in sandal wood. Its aroma creates a meditative atmosphere and destroys negative energy. It is cooling and calming for both mind and body.
As a medicine, sandal wood is used to treat anxiety, mental tension , head ache, skin diseases and depression. Sandal is best for yogis who want to meditate and get in touch with their higher self. It is reputed as an aphrodisiac as it has been widely used by Indian kings in their sweet dishes, specially evening cold drinks, kulfis (Indian ice cream) etc.
About White Sandalwood, Chandana
Sandalwood is the name of a class of woods from trees in the genus Santalum. The woods are heavy, yellow, and fine-grained, and unlike many other aromatic woods, they retain their fragrance for decades.
Native to the southern regions of India, growing best on dry, stony, but fertile soils. Other species widely scattered from the Malay Archipelago to Australia and the Pacific islands including Hawaii. A small tree up to about 25 to 40 ft in height, with trunk diameters usually 4 to 6 in. Heartwood light yellowish brown when freshly cut, turning dark brown on exposure, and with further aging, to a dark reddish brown; sapwood whitish. Texture very fine and even; grain straight, sometimes wavy; dull to somewhat lustrous, with oily feel; heartwood with a strong fragrant scent that persists, without characteristic taste.
The little berries are a favourite to birds and the flowers are purplish and nearly inconspicuous.
Hem Incense: The Essence of India
Using incense has been a tradition in India since time immemorial. Whether at the time of Gautam Buddha in ancient India or Mahatma Gandhi in Modern India, both have strived to bring harmony and peace in a multicultural world.
Hem Corporation strives to deliver genuine hand crafted Indian Incense across the world, in a variety of fragrances which blend with every culture and tradition. Through this they aspire to spread the message of love and harmony.
Hem incense is in the form of scented and masala incense sticks, agarbatti, dhoops and cones. These help in your prayers, meditation, yoga and in making your environment aromatic and pleasant, thus contributing to peace and tranquility.
Hem Corporation - Leading Manufacturers And Exporters Of Incense Sticks, Dhoop Sticks And Cones.