Triloka Big Banana Wooden Incense Holder - 12.75"
Triloka's Big Banana Incense Holder is handmade from sustainable, responsibly harvested woods by Triloka's Fair Trade cottage industry partners in India. The banana shape incense holder was developed over 20 years ago. Triloka's artisans have since added brass inlay accents on wood to make them more decorative. Triloka's Big Banana Incense Holder measures 12.75 inches in length.
Triloka's Wooden Incense Stands
Most of Triloka's Wooden Incense Stands are made in India from Sheesham wood, an inexpensive hardwood which is commercially grown. The harvesting process is carefully monitored by the Indian government and it is actually illegal for anyone other than foresters to cut down a living tree. The manufacturer of these items is a small cottage industry with three generations of wood crafters. Designs are enhanced by carving, saw work, and brass or wood inlay.
Aromatherapy and the Triloka Difference
Aromatherapy is an ancient science of alternative healing that uses the positive influence of aroma on the mind and body to promote helpful mental and physical healing effects. Triloka provides a complete line of natural aromatherapy products and accessories. Triloka herbal stick and cone incense, essential oils, anointing oils and smudges are of the highest quality from natural sources. Triloka's unique handmade incense holders, soapstone diffusers and smudge vessels provide a complete solution to your aromatherapy healing program.
The holistic healing science of aromatherapy dates back to ancient times when healers used plants to heal the body and lift the emotions. Aromatherapy uses several mediums of delivery to achieve this end. Incense, essential oils, perfume oils and anointing oils are all avenues to achieve a healing balance both physically and mentally.
Ayurveda, the science of life, is the oldest recorded system of medicine in the world. Within the Ayurveda the use of natural plants consisting of herbs, grasses, woods, gums, resins, seeds and flowers makes up the body of the science of aroma. Closely allied with Ayurveda, the discipline of yoga applies fragrance to enhance relaxation and promote the meditation experience.
Positive influence obtained through aromatherapy comes from aroma and its impact on the olfactory system having pharmacological effects on the brain. Aromatic compounds alter mental state, mood, cognitive function and health in the most natural manner without disruption of the functions of mind or body. Balance of energies, relaxation and clarity of mind all are addressed through this science.
Triloka brand of natural products are made using the principles of aromatherapy above, transforming ancient science into products for use as simple alternative healing tools. The reason Triloka incense is ideal for aromatherapy is that it is made traditionally according to the masala method. This ancient method combines natural herbs, gums, resins, woods and oils that are kneaded into a paste and hand-rolled onto fine bamboo sticks and sun dried. Burning these real, high quality ingredients, releases the properties desired in aromatherapy. Triloka's incense is never dipped in perfumes or oils, and will hold fragrance for many years.
Triloka natural herbal incense, smudges, perfume oils, essential oils and anointing oils are complemented by Triloka's classic incense holders, soapstone diffusers, resin burners and smudge vessels to bring a complete solution to ones aromatherapy needs.