In ancient Vedic times, many thousands of years ago, fire rituals (yagnas) – amongst others – were done using very specific herbs and elements of nature that were known for the positive effects they have on the surroundings and the human body, mind and spirit. Keeping in mind that burning dhoop or sambrani can be considered as a miniature fire ritual, we have incorporated some of these Vedic ingredients in our incenses to replicate the effects of these auspicious yagnas. Additionally, we also use energetically charged water (theertham) to make the incense powder mix into a shapeable dough for pressing the sticks.
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The following are some of the most common ingredients that we use, at least one of their known positive effects, and dhoop incense types(*) containing the ingredient: