Nag Champa Incense

Incense-Nag Champa per packet 
£ 1.00

Nag Champa is famous as an incense brand, but it is actually just the name of a rather exotic and distinctive perfume oil originally manufactured in the Hindu and Buddhist monasteries of India and Nepal. It's a unique floral fragrance with musky overtones...

It is traditionally made from a sandalwood base, to which are added a variety of flower oils - including that from the flower of the Champac tree.

Sai Baba Nag Champa, enjoyed by millions, is the most popular incense in the world. For many people, when they think of incense, they think of Nag Champa.

Nag Champa is a hand-rolled blend of flowers, spices, and resins, and each stick burns for about 45 minutes. The natural ingredients, herbs, resins and masala are blended to perfection to create a soothing aroma. This aromatic incense with its sweet, yet earthy fragrance will enhance any mood or environment.

Everyone should have this fabulous incense as an essential item! The original blue pack Nag Champa is a perfume originally manufactured in the Hindu and Buddhist monasteries of India and Nepal. It is traditionally made from a Sandalwood base, to which areadded a variety of flower oils – including that from the flower of the Champac tree. It is a unique floral fragrance with musky overtones.

Each monastery has its own secret formula which is revealed to no-one outside the order! The sacred tree belongs to the magnolia family and grows to about 30 metres in height. Its flower is yellow and star shaped, and as well as being the source of the perfume, also gives a yellow dye. Frequently planted in temple grounds, the wood is used for making sacred images, drums etc.


The original blue pack, manufactured by Shrinivas Sugandhalaya in Bangalore, was made famous by the patronage of Sathya Sai Baba... and was the hippies' favourite in the '60's!


Sathya Sai Baba? In Sanskrit, "Satya" means Truth, the word "Sa" means Divine, "ai" or "ayi" means Mother, and "Baba" means Father... so the name indicates the Divine Mother and Father, leading you towards victory in the struggle for self-realization.

Agarbatti? Often just referred to as batti, this means incense rolled (or sometimes dipped) on a wooden or bamboo stick, to give the typical "joss stick" that everyone knows. It's counterpart without the stick is known as: