Smell is a powerful sense; one that can invoke memories of treasured moments and cherished places and at Devi Wellness Company we've taken this to heart. Our line of hand-poured, scented candles will take you back to the intoxicating aromas of the motherland. From jasmine flowers and roses to sandalwood, incense, spiced tea, mangoes, vetiver, and more, these rich and familiar smells are sure to invoke feelings of nostalgia. Because quality and integrity have always been at the forefront of our brand, each candle is thoughtfully made with sustainable pure soywax which offers a relatively clean burn and beeswax which acts like a natural air purifier. Our uncoated, wood wicks are made from cherry wood that is sourced and manufactured in the USA from a Forest Stewardship Council Certified Mill making it a sustainable and eco-friendly alternative. On par with our brand's commitment to sustainable packaging, all of our candles come in a fully recyclable 9 ounce glass jar that can be easily repurposed and an uncoated, recyclable kraft label. With custom blend scent profiles consisting of fine, phthalate-free fragrances and essential oils from around the world and names that pay homemage to the Tamil language, our candles are sure to make a statement within your home.
Classical Tamil literature or Sangam literature, references two uses of sandalwood; one of which was burning and the other pasting. Ancient Tamils burned fragrant sandalwood and frankincense to help dry the long hair of women and applied sandalwood paste to the bodies of ancient Tamil warriors due to its anti-septic properties. Sandalwood was also one of the many items Tamils exported to foreign countries during the ancient sea trade. Its importance in religious rituals gained popularity during the Vedic era. Currently sandalwood is made into incense and also made into a paste to apply on the forehead, between the eyes where the Third Eye is said to be located. It is said to protect that spot by cooling it and clearing the mind so that meditation can begin. Our candle Nimmathi, combines sandalwood and frankincense to create the perfect aroma for meditation and deep-relaxation.
Scent Profile: Sandalwood + Frankincense
Scent Type: Woody
Burn Time: 50+ hours
Did you know each candle purchased makes a difference? 15% of all candle sales will be donated to Palmera's Women Empowerment Collectives. Palmera is an organization dedicated to creating sustainable livelihoods for the most vulnerable communities in Sri-Lanka through a variety of projects and initiatives. In addition, one tree will be planted for each candle sold via One Tree Planted. One Tree Planted is a nonprofit charity organization dedicated to global reforestation, cleaner air and water, creating habitats for biodiversity, and creating jobs and social impact through the planting of trees.
NOTE: Candle Gift Box includes candle and glass apothecary bottle containing 20 matches and honeycomb striker on bottom neatly packaged and perfect for gifting. All candles come with thank you card and a description card.