Today, Friday 20th March, marks the official first day of spring, meaning we can at long last look forward to longer days with brighter mornings and sunnier evenings after what feels like a long, dark winter.
Have you noticed that we can finally see the signs of springtime on the way? With beautiful, flourishing fields of Daffodils and Cherry Blossom beginning to bloom on our trees, spring brings a sense of positivity and rejuvenation in to our lives.
The spring equinox represents the path to awakenings, a magical event where many traditions see it as a time of fertility, regeneration and rebirth.
Why not refresh your home and welcome new positive energy into your life this spring? Burning incense sticks is great for not only keeping your home a pleasant and relaxing space, but the many different scents available have the power to alter the atmosphere of a room and your mind quite quickly. For example, burning sandalwood can help to relax the mind into a calm, meditative state.
The 6 Best Incense Sticks for spring
Passion Flower – a sweet, floral scent, passion flower represents all that is spring time. This scent is designed for peace of mind, and can help you to relax and soothe the mind. Lie back and unwind, whilst imagining you’re in a field of wildflowers for the perfect springtime treat.
Sandalwood – Not only is sandalwood perfect for meditation and relaxing the mind, it’s also a great incense to burn to purify an area. Burn this scent in any rooms in your home you want to cleanse ready for spring.
Tangerine – This citrus scent will make your entire home smell delightfully fresh and clean, perfect for the spring clean. Plus, this scent is known for its powers attracting prosperity.
Ylang Ylang – this scent originates from a tree, sprinkled with large yellow flowers, creating a sweet, sensual and inviting scent. Feel like you’ve had a tough winter? Ylang-ylang is great for beating exhaustion and stress, just in time for a new season.
Lavender – Lavender will help to keep your home smelling great, and has been used for hundreds of years for calming the mind and body. Use lavender to relieve stress and relax. This scent is perfect for spring and will remind you of being in a beautiful field surrounded by lavender.
English ivy – This is a wonderfully fresh and green scent, and will remind you of a freshly mown lawn, or a fresh garden after spring rain. Refresh and invigorate your mind this spring.
Which scent will you be burning in your home this spring?