liveholisticnow.com41ead897d654a22df3217cacdafc3d1f6b8e02f6.html google-site-verification: google50d668225ed9e9d8.html

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Incense May Make A Lot of Sense

The following article describes how laboratory research has shown that burning incense may affect mood.
Religious leaders have contended for millennia that burning incense is good for the soul. Now, biologists have learned that it is good for our brains too. An international team of scientists, including researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, describe how burning frankincense (resin from the Boswellia plant) activates poorly understood ion channels in the brain to alleviate anxiety or depression.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/05/080520110415.htm

picture of monk burning incense
Using Incense

No comments: