Burning incense around the home is a great way to set the tone of your day, add depth and direction to your meditation, and cleanse the home of bad energy.
As you may already know, different incense scents have different purposes, and can allow the user to draw upon their power to their advantage.
In this guide we will look at the main benefits of honey incense when used around the home and during meditation and yoga practices.
Honey Incense Origins
Honey has been used in rituals for thousands of years. It was often used as an offering to the Greek gods, particularly the goddess of beauty and love, Aphrodite. In addition, it is thought to be one of the five elixirs of immortality in ancient Hindu texts.
The heady, sweet aroma of honey is instantly recognizable, and immediately soothing, bringing images of summer days and warm evenings.
It was often used in spellbinding due to its connection to the sticky consistency of honey, lending itself well to romance spells, strengthening the bond between two people. Found all over the world, its accessibility and beautiful scent mean it is unsurprising that it sees such popularity.
Honey Incense Benefits
Using honey incense in the home has many benefits, both to the energy of the home and to your own Kundalini Yoga practice. Here are just a few of the main advantages that people report from its use.
The beautiful scent of honey is thought to promote mindfulness in those who use it. It is particularly effective during movement meditation for bringing the mind back to the task in hand, and relieving stress from the day, allowing you to be totally present in the moment.
Honey incense has been used historically to encourage closeness and love, and even aid seduction. Used in the bedroom, its gentle sweetness brings two people closer, allowing them to relax together and open up. It is also thought to boost compassion and empathy, helping to rebuild relationships after periods of strife.
People suffering from stress and anxiety in their lives sometimes find that they benefit greatly from using honey incense in their home. Its strength lies in creating a soft, sweet barrier of protection around you and your home, enabling you to fully relax in its safety.
For this reason, it is also particularly powerful for use during therapy sessions, as it enables you to feel safe enough to explore more difficult subjects.
Historically, honey was used in some fertility rituals, with hope for good crops in the year to come. For this reason, it has always been closely associated with prosperity and luck. So, if you have a job interview coming up, or you are just hopeful of a windfall in the near future, get the honey incense burning and boost your chances.
The use of honey incense around the home and during meditation has many benefits, from protection and soothing, to romance and prosperity. Why not try bringing it into your yoga practices, and experience its relaxing powers for yourself?