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The smoke is a powerful air purifier and insect deterrent and serves as a prophylactic to prevent the bites of malaria-carrying mosquitoes, common in the coastal regions.The granules of frankincense, the smoke, and frankincense dissolved in water, are all used to treat a variety of ailments such as indigestion, bronchitis, hypertension, depression, insomnia and post-childbirth recovery.tardicrescens in the open room even after 30 days is indicative of the bactericidal potential of the medicinal smoke treatment.
For thousands of years, the rishis (saints) performed ceremonies or yagnas to purify the environment.
The smoke of Imphepo, or African Sage, is used in southern Africa in indigenous traditional medicine.
It has many uses; to invoke trance states, cleanse energy and as an offering when praying.
The plant is also used as an antiseptic and anti-inflammatory, as a headache remedy and a natural insect repellent.
The Egyptians, Greeks, and numerous other cultures used frankincense and myrrh as a part of their religious ceremonies.
The Catholic Church burns frankincense to purify and sanctify, and the smoke symbolises prayers rising to heaven.