Sandalwood is the most sacred tree of India. Its fragrant wood has been highly valued throughout the Orient for thousands of years. Sacred icons are carved from its wood and temples are constructed with it. However, its most endearing use is as a fragrant base of numerous incense blends. It is said to balance the chakras and to enable the soul to reach the highest spiritual planes in meditation. Our Sandalwood comes from Mysore, a region that is well known for its superior quality of Sandalwood.
Since people first came together to honour the Gods and spirits of nature they used gums, resins and fragrant herbs to bring them closer to the divine beings and to give fragrant wings to their prayers. Every culture has their own sacred herbs that are particular to its region, yet, precious incense herbs and gums have also always been traded far beyond their country of origin.