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Espíritus del Ande. Palo Santo, Wiracoa, Copal
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A pack contains 6 sticks.
Our incense sticks come from a partner company in Cuzco Peru. These incense sticks are made only with natural substances, without the addition of chemical substances. Each of these sticks burns for about 15 minutes.
Smoking: Smoking with different incense is practiced by all peoples around the world. On the one hand, it serves to exude pleasant scents, but also for natural medicine, ritual and magical purposes. With meditation, it makes it easier to switch off from everyday life. Incense is thought to have a cleaning effect. It cleanses the air and ourselves from bad influences and drives away evil spirits. Indians z. B. use incense to cleanse yourself from all religious and ritual acts. Healers and shamans use it to call their spirits for help. It is said that the smoke rises and thus creates the connection to the spirits.
Known incense substances include tree resins, such as frankincense and myrrh, which are also used in the Christian churches, woods (incense wood), various herbs and essential oils.
Incense is available in various forms. The most famous form is the incense stick. Compared to smoking loose incense on charcoal, sticks are easier to handle, more economical to use and can be produced in countless scents. Incense sticks originally come from Asia and are still used there in temples, at ceremonies and for meditation.
Some tips for using sticks: Stick is lit at the tip and traditionally fanned out by hand after a few seconds (when enough embers have formed). You should avoid blowing out the flame. It is said that otherwise the good spirits will be driven out.