There are so many pleasing and enchanting aromas on the market, but one that stands out amidst the batch is Nag Champa. Nag Champa is an exotic fragrance commonly used in incense, soap, perfume oil, essential oils, candles, wax melts and personal toiletries.
Nag Champa is often complimented for its heavy, earthy aroma. The base is the Champa flower which is commonly mixed with other natural ingredients, most commonly; sandalwood. Patchouli, juniper, vanilla and dragon’s blood also blend well the Champa flower.
Although the exact origins of Nag Champa scents are not actually known, it’s hypothesized it was first created in Nepal and/or India as these are the places its ingredients are most commonly found, and where Nag Champa is most traditionally used. Nag champa rose to prominence on the heels of an Indian man named Sathya Sai Baba, who was a guru, spiritual leader and philanthropist in the 1940s until his death in 2011. Nag Champa is thought to have spread to the Western world when Westerners came to India and Nepal seeking enlightenment.
Nag Champa finds its applications in:
- Stress Reduction
- Nerve Relaxation
- Anxiety Reduction
- Spiritual/Religious Ceremonies
- General Fragrance in Houses/Offices
Because burning Nag Champa incense can turn out to be a little overpowering at times, especially for kids or those with respiratory issues it may be wise to use candles and wax melts which bring a warmer feeling to the soul. Here are a few all-natural soy based, non-toxic candle and melt options; Nag Champa 8oz candle, 16oz candle, 24oz candle, decorative 20oz Libbey candle, special occasion choose your scent candle, 20oz Rina Mae Jewelry candle and 2.5oz melt.
This powerful cleansing aroma will bring balance and clarity creating a calming and sacred atmosphere. Remember – One burn and you will return! Once you’ve experienced Nag Champa, you won’t be able to imagine life without it.