The beneficial properties of incense
Incense sticks have antiproteinase, antibacterial and antifungal properties. Therefore, in some countries, where high humidity, incense fumigate the premises to protect yourself and your family from viral and fungal diseases. And in the middle ages, when the world plague raged, incited aromatic bonfires of pine trees. They gave acrid smoke, which spread throughout the city. Modern inhabitants of the planet, also will not damage prevention of the disease through incense. For example, as a disinfectant you can light candles with the scent of lavender, pine, cedar or eucalyptus.
It is also believed that incense sticks affect the human nervous system and help to cope with certain diseases. So, the aroma of cinnamon, rosemary, patchouli enhance memory, give courage, inspire optimism. Rose, sandalwood, lilac, Lily, lavender, Jasmine to help relax after a hard day, relieve stress. Lemon and eucalyptus contribute to the rapid cure colds, relieve headaches, strengthen the immune system. Want to protect yourself from negative influences, evil eye or damage, okuribito your house sticks with the scent of frankincense, Mandarin, Lotus, juniper. In addition, incense can rid your home of insects. If you fill the room with scent of peppermint, eucalyptus or lemon, will disappear mosquitoes and moths.
When the sticks are harmful
Scientific studies have shown that frequent use of incense contribute to the development of lung cancer. It should be noted that this does not apply to those people who smokes in the premises with the sticks not more than 2 times a week.
Candles with a strong smell can cause headaches or allergic reactions. Therefore, the choice of fragrance should be approached with great responsibility. Examine the value of scents and their effect on the body. If the smell of equivale causing you discomfort, it should be abandoned.
Harmful to health, cheap candles of dubious quality. To purchase perfumes is recommended only in specialized stores responsible for the quality of the product. Choosing curiatii, check to see whether exudes a pungent smell through the packaging – this product is better not to buy. Quality sticks must not consist of synthetic components. Otherwise they will cause irreparable harm to the health.
You can't light multiple sticks with different odors. Otherwise the aromatherapy will not give positive results. Also, do not fumigate unventilated premises.
By following some simple rules for the use of incense, you can be sure that any harm they inflict. But envelop a pleasant aroma and will give a lot of positive emotions.