Vanilla Incense Benefits: Mood-Boosts, Mindfulness and More

Vanilla incense is constantly gaining popularity for its sweet and summery fragrance, and it isn't hard to see why. However, Vanilla is more than just a beautiful scent but has a host of other benefits. Read on to learn our '4 favourite vanilla incense benefits'.
Vanilla is a unique spice from a type of orchid grown in tropical environments worldwide, mainly in regions of Madagascar and Mexico.
Vanilla is rare, and is the second most expensive spice after Saffron, making it highly sought-after. It is used in cooking, baking, cosmetics, home fragrance, cleaning products, and perfume manufacture, but is becoming increasingly more popular in aromatherapy.

What is Vanilla Incense?

Vanilla incense comes in different forms including sticks, cones, coils, and our favourite, natural (vanilla essential oil and botanicals).
Burning vanilla incense creates a beautiful, sweet-smelling smoke, great for cleansing, meditation, and improving mood. But more on that below.

What does Vanilla Incense Smell Like?

Think of the smell of fresh Vanilla ice cream, what's not to love? This is why Vanilla makes the perfect incense to burn regularly at home, however, it also works well in aromatherapy settings, in the yoga studio, or at work.
With incense sticks and cones, it is important to note that the smell of the wood powders will also be present, so we recommend opening a window or two to allow the smoke to mix with fresh air (reducing the strength of the smoke).
We recommend burning natural incense, which in this instance is a combination of Vanilla essential oil and botanicals, as its scent is fresher and much more pleasant. 
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What Are The Benefits of Vanilla Incense?

1. Improves Creative Flow

If you need a creative boost, look no further than Vanilla incense. Vanilla has a long history of enhancing creativity and productivity, and its fragrance can help break through creative blockage.
So, if you have writer's block, or are looking to take your creative work to a new level, Vanilla incense should be your go-to. We always have some on hand in our home office.

2. Boosts Mood

Vanilla incense is incredibly uplifting, thanks to its sweet and summery aroma, perfect for enhancing positive energy and cleansing a space of negativity.
Studies have shown that a high dosage of vanillin had anti-depressant effects in mice, and these effects were comparable with pharmaceutical medications.

3. Increases Mental and Spiritual Clarity

Burning Vanilla incense increases clarity, making it an excellent incense to use during work or moments of prayer and meditation. Its clarifying properties allow the user to focus solely on the moment, which results in them experiencing deeper spirituality in times of use, perfect when practising mindfulness.

4. A Beautiful Fragrance

Everybody loves the smell of Vanilla, perhaps because its aroma reminds us of a holiday at the seaside or a time our kitchen smelled like freshly baked cupcakes. It brings us a feeling of joy and comfort, therefore, this makes vanilla incense one of our all time favourites.

The Bottom Line

Vanilla incense is a great scent to use for many reasons, for example, whether you are looking for deep and focused meditation, or you want to bring positivity and vibrant energy into your home, this incense can only help.

People Also Ask...

What does vanilla incense do?

Vanilla incense is one of the most versatile and popular scents used in aromatherapy. It relaxes the mind and body, improves mood, reduces stress, and promotes sleep. Because of these benefits, it is often used in candles, lotions, potpourri, and more.

What is vanilla incense used for?

Usually, vanilla incense is used for:
- Yoga
- Meditation and Prayer
- Relaxation and Sleep
- Work and studying
- Cleansing and fragrance

What is vanilla incense good for?

Vanilla incense is good for:
- Clearing creative blockages
- Creating a positive atmosphere
- Providing focus and clarity.
And so much more!

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