Precious Chandan, 20 Sticks (Indian Sandalwood)
Precious Chandan Incense, approximately 20 8 inch sticks in hexagonal tube Called Chandana, Rakta or Raktachandana, Red Sandalwood, traditional Indian incense. Sandalwood, or chandan, is cooling, and considered to be of the padma (lotus) group and attributed to Amitabha Buddha. Sandalwood scent is believed to transform one's desires and maintain a person's alertness while in meditation. Sandalwood is also one of the more popular scents used for incense used when offering incense to the Buddha. Sandalwood smells somewhat like other wood scents, except it has a bright and fresh edge with few natural analogues. Its sedative property clears stress from the nervous system. Called Chandana, Rakta or Raktachandana, Red Sandalwood, and Santalum Album. Chandan belongs to the family Santalaceae. The sandal tree grows almost exclusively in the forests of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Timor Islands, and Indonesia. According to traditional Ayurvedic sources, Chandan dispels nervousness, cooling, clears depression, relaxes headache, lessens insomnia, reduces stomach pains, helps urinary troubles, relieves Pitta heat conditions, sunburn, acne, rashes, fevers, herpes, sores, ulcers, pitta, heat, calming, helps sleep, and centers the mind.