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We often feel the need for a pleasant, long-lasting, and rejuvenating incense fragrance to freshen up our home or set the mood for that uplifting session of Meditation or Yoga. Well, here are a few must-have agarbatti fragrances and exquisite aromas for every home or workplace that not only refresh the atmosphere with their mesmerizing incense scent but also help refresh your mind, body, and soul.
To begin with, Rosemary, also known as Rujamari in India is an aromatic medicinal plant famous for its essential natural oil. The incense perfume of Rosemary is so divine and charismatic that it is widely used in soaps, perfumes, room fresheners, and incense sticks.
Another popular incense perfume is Raat ki Rani, which is popularly known by its Hindi name. The literal English translation of Raat ki Rani is ‘The Queen of the Night’ but it is better known as ‘Night-blooming Jasmine’. The plant is also called Parijat and Harsingar in Hindi. It has tiny white flowers which exude an unforgettably fascinating fragrance, especially during nighttime. The incense of Night Jasmine is ideal for removing any foul smell and apart from spreading positive energy, its fragrance is also known to have some excellent health benefits.
Peppermint, also known as Pudina in Hindi, is widely used in toothpaste and chewing gums. It works quite well in removing bad breath and leaves you smelling fresh and nice after brushing your teeth every morning. Peppermint oil is known to have several medicinal properties and as the plant is edible it is quite commonly used for cooking around the world.
Lemongrass is another such plant with similar attributes Peppermint. Lemongrass can be eaten raw and is also used in salads in some countries. The Lemongrass plant too is used in the treatment of several ailments related to stomach, blood pressure, body pain, common cold, etc. As the name suggests, it has a strong lemony scent which is ideal for eliminating bad smells and reinvigorating the environment.
Like Night Jasmine and Peppermint, Patchouli too is an aromatic flowering plant from the mint family. The essential oil from the leaves of the Patchouli plant is used in perfumes, fragrances, cosmetics, and incense scents.
Kewra is primarily an essential oil extracted from Pandanus flowers which smells like rose water. Kewra water has a sweet and pleasant aroma which works as an excellent flavor-enhancing agent in cooking.
Marigold flowers hold a sacred place in Indian culture and religion. Marigold flowers are a part of Indian religious rituals and special occasions including Hindu festivals and wedding ceremonies. Apart from the enchanting incense scent of these flowers, what makes these special is their connection with Hindu gods and goddesses. It is quite common to find a Marigold agarbatti perfume in a typical traditional Indian household.
Mogra, known as Jasmine in English, is very popular in India for its sweet and refreshing incense scent. A lot of women can be seen with their hair braided with a band of Jasmine flowers, especially in south Indian cities. One can easily experience the enticing fragrance of Mogra across India in variants such as agarbatti perfume, dhoop cones, room fresheners, car perfumes, etc.
These natural fragrances are some of the best incense fragrances in India which make Indian homes, holy places like temples and shrines, and even many workplaces, distinct and ethereal in their own right. The heavenly fragrance of these aromatic plants and flowers cleanses the ambiance of