Dhoop” was traditionally used in India to make the surroundings pleasant and get rid of small insects. It also has medicinal benefits – for the patients suffering from asthma, bronchitis and cold. Varieties of essential oils, aromatic herbs and gums are used in the making of traditional Indian dhoop incense.
Honey, sweet, viscous liquid food, dark golden in colour, produced in the honey sacs of various bees from the nectar of flowers. Flavour and colour are determined by the flowers from which the nectar is gathered. Some of the most commercially desirable honeys are produced from clover by the domestic honeybee.
Sandalwood is an evergreen tree native to India and Indonesia and grows to 8 to 12 m in height and 2.5 m in girth. The bark is smooth and gray-brown in color, and the small flowers have numerous short stalks.