Traditional incense from Nepal.
Typical incense of the Newari, a tribe from the Kathmandu valley (Nepal).
This incense is made out of different herbs of the Himalaya, like sandalwood, juniper berry, saffron...
Only natural ingredients are used, it contains no artificial or toxic substances; Tibetan incense is considered to have medicinal and healing properties.
Typical Tibetan incense but very soft, pleasant, easy going and light.
Suited as an offering or as an air freshner.
Most of their products are manufactured under their supervision in an ashram in India, where they closely monitor working conditions and salary of the workers. The labour force consist mainly of farmers wifes who thus can generate an income of their own. Child labour is strickly not allowed.
The ritual incense and ayurvedic products are manufactured according traditional Vedic recipes and techniques; a part of the revenue of these products is used for supporting an ayurvedic hospital which offers free medical care for the poor.
The provenance of the products of other manufacturers is closes monitored; each year several visits are made to these factories to check on the working conditions.