Incense is used or burned to release fragrances into the atmosphere and your personal environment. It is used for aesthetic reasons. Also in therapy, meditation, and ceremony. Studies indicate that the aroma emanating from burning incense calms the mind and eases stress from the body. It offers complete relaxation.
For practical purposes, it may also be used as a room freshener and it serves as an excellent insect repellent too.
It is made from aromatic material that releases fragrant smoke when burned. The word refers to the material itself, rather than the aroma it produces. It is usually composed from aromatic plant materials, combined with essential oils or perfume oils.