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Brimming with therapeutic qualities, Myrrh is a well-known aroma that you can use in your own Kundalini Yoga practice. Let’s take a look at what it is, its benefits, and how to use it.
What is Myrrh Incense?
Smoky yet sweet, Myrrh is a one-of-a-kind fragrance. You might know the name from the Bible, but the truth is that this scent has been used since the start of civilization. Known now for its relaxing and calming properties, it is plain to see why the incense is popular.
Myrrh incense is made of myrrh essential oil, vegetable compost, charcoal, frankincense, and bulk salt. You can use the stick to set up a tranquil environment in which you can relax and unwind. It also happens to be popular in a selection of everyday meditation sessions.
Benefits of Myrrh Incense
Ready to get started and use Myrrh incense in your everyday practice? Before you get moving, you may be interested to learn about its potential benefits. While there are many ways it can improve your health and wellness, here are a few things you should know.
Helps You Relax
We live in the Aquarian Age. That means that many of us find it hard to ‘switch off’ from the stresses of modern life. Whether it’s continually checking your emails or having meetings over Zoom, there are many reasons you may feel overwhelmed right now.
Finding ways in which you can relax will help to lower your overall stress levels. Lighting some Myrrh incense in your home could allow you to do just that. While most of the evidence is anecdotal, many experts believe that this aroma has this solid benefit.
Could Kill Mold
If you have mold in your home, lighting some Myrrh incense may be a handy trick. Believe it or not, research suggests that this particular scent could kill certain types of mold. For that reason, it is always a smart move to have some of the aroma around your home.
May Combat Headaches
There’s nothing worse than dealing with a bad headache. Whether it’s stress-related or you’re not getting enough sleep, this problem can be excruciating. Of course, there are many over-the-counter medicines you can take which will help. In extreme cases, you may decide to see your doctor. However, there is a holistic avenue you may not know about.
You can use aromatherapy to help you overcome headaches. Research suggests that Myrrh oil can lower the effects of head pain. While the research focuses solely on the essential oil, the same may be true when it comes to burning this type of incense. The next time that you are experiencing a headache, lighting an incense stick may help.
How to Use Myrrh Incense
Now that you’re well-versed in everything that there is to know about Myrrh incense, take a moment to consider how to use it. There are plenty of ways it can support your journey. When you are engaging in pranayama — or breathwork — you can light some of this incense. You may find that it has a positive effect on your mind and mental state.