Discover the Subtle Power of Fragrances. 8-Packets Each Containing 3 Mini-Sticks. Incense is one of the oldest forms of Aromatherapy the ancient art and science that uses the subtle power of fragrances to re-establish balance and harmony in the many levels of our being. According to the holistic science of Ayurveda from India illness is a result of various imbalances in the 3 doshas [or 3 humours]: Vata Pitta & Kapha and certain fragrances can affect the balance of the doshas on a subtle level. Auromere Incense is made with the highest quality essential oils. . The 8 fragrances are:. Amber - Pinus succinifera -- Calming for disturbed conditions restores equilibrium by harmonizing energy imbalances protects the atmosphere from negative influences stimulates and centers the being in the heart chakra. Lowers Vata Pitta and Kapha balancing to all 3 doshas. Jasmine - Jasminum grandiflorum -- Balancing to male and female hormones aphrodesiac brain stimulant calming restores balance and confidence anti-depressive soothes headaches insomnia and psychocomatic problems promotes feelings of optimism and increases receptivity. Lowers Pitta slightly increases Kapha increases Vata when used in excess. Indian Cedar - Cedrus deodara -- Calming and elevating anti-depressive helps develop a sense of self-control integrity and fortitude clears the mind (good for daydreamers and the absent-minded) helpful for mastering breath control (pranayama) and breathing difficulties. Neutral for all 3 doshas. Lavender - Lavandula officinalis -- Promotes a steadying influence on the psyche tempering extreme emotional states with a sense of rationality. Counteractive for a myriad of psychological imbalances: stress anger depression hypertension mood swings insomnia headache hyperactivity helpful for PMS motion sickness and fevers. Slightly lowers Pitta and Kapha remains neutral for Vata. Lily - Lilium -- Gently sedative and soothing calms the heart nerves and emotions. Helpful for irritability anxiety and insomnia. Prevents negative dreams reduces worries and agitation. Stimulates the heart center increasing faith devotion and virtue. Lowers Pitta and Vata increases Kapha. Patchouli - Pogostemon patchouli -- Strengthens the nerves and stimulates the senses anti-depressive helps put problems into perspective aphrodesiac regenerative penetrates deep into the emotions increases joy especially beneficial for Kapha types. Lowers Vata and Kapha increases Pitta. Rose - Rosa indica -- Increases love compassion and devotion gives a sense of security and spiritual attunement promotes sleep reduces anger gently anti-depressive calms strife and instills a feeling of peace happiness and confidence helpful during menopause and for fluctuating female hormones. Slightly increases Vata and Kapha and lowers Pitta. Sandal - Santalum album -- Aids spiritual purification and meditation focuses the mind away from distracting influences stimulates the pituitary and pineal glands reduces irritability anxiety and depression purifies the inner and outer atmosphere. Lowers Vata and Pitta increases Kapha if used in excess.