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Air-Purifying, Anti-Bacterial TCM Herbs for Burning 熏香杀菌草药

S$7.00S$20.00

Burn this daily as a way to purify the air.

A blend of two Chinese medicinal herbs: 艾绒 (Moxa), & 苍术 (Atractylodes Lancea) – important herbs for tackling China’s many epidemics over 3,000 years. The Chinese civilization has long used the ritual of burning medicinal herbs and using the smoke as a tool for purification, as well as deter impurities or insects.

Benefits:

  • Its smoke has antibacterial properties
  • Disinfects the space
  • Purifies environment of negative / toxic / inappropriate energy.
Content Weight:
1. 40g (trial size, no special packaging) is good for about 10 uses.
2. 120g (recommended size) is good for about 30 uses.

Note: This item only consists of the herbs in a ziplock bag. Accessories are not included.

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How to Use:

  1. Take a small amount and place onto your palm (or a flat surface) as a base.
  2. Squeeze with your fingers to mould into a cone-like shape (approx. 3.5cm in height, 2.5cm in diameter).
  3. Place it onto a non-flammable surface, such as a ceramic saucer.
  4. (Wash off remaining herbs on your hands.)
  5. Set the saucer in a safe place, away from wind.
  6. Lit the cone tip.
  7. The herbs will burn out in 10+ minutes. When it has cooled down, dispose of the ashes safely.
Content: High-quality, organic, Moxa + Atractylodes Lancea, in a 2:1 ratio.

Ingredient 1: Moxa (艾绒)

Moxa is known to be a very important and effective herb used for epidemics in China over thousands of years. The smoke from burning Moxa has obvious effects of fumigating, killing bacteria. (“避秽辟邪. 是中国古代用于预防瘟疫的重要药物, 艾烟对多种细菌和病毒有抑制和杀灭作用。”)

Ingredient 2: Atractylodes Lancea (苍术)

Burning this herb has antiviral functions. Its smoke is used for disinfecting spaces, and as a repellent against bacteria, viruses, insects and mosquitoes. (“辟邪气,驱除秽浊恶气。”)

Additional Info:
  • Texture: like floss or cotton wool.
  • Smell: Rich, herbal smell smoke, might remind a little of cigarette smoke but without the pungent aspect. Has a hint of citric fragrance.
  • The smoke is non-toxic.
  • Refrain from deeply inhaling in case of choking on the concentrated smoke.
  • Residual smell will not linger in the air for long.

Recommended usage:

  • One small cone (approx 3-4g)  is good for approximately 200 sq ft.
  • Suggested frequency: Burn once a day, or more frequently as per comfort, if there is higher footfall (of strangers) at the space you’re purifying.
  • To preferably place at the center of the space you’re purifying, such as the middle of your living room; or close to where you spend a lot of time at, such as your working space; or bedroom.

Safety & Health Warnings:

  • There will be darkened, essential oil residue on your saucer after burning.
  • Atractylodes Lancea herb gives off quite a fair amount of smoke – this is to be expected.
  • Not recommended for pregnant ladies, or people with asthmatic ailments, or are allergic to smoke.
  • Avoid burning near flammable objects.
  • Avoid touching the saucer while burning.
  • Store air-tight in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.

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These herbs are precious resources produced by Mother Nature and cannot be reproduced using machines. Made Wanderful has always believed in sustainability and mindful buying. Purchase only if you are going to use this product. Please do not purchase if you are skeptical about the herbs or effects.

References: Proven effects of moxa air-disinfecting (National Library of Medicine, U.S) | 熏苍术 (Baidu Baike) | China speeds up mugwort production for epidemic treatment Using moxibustion to detoxify the air

 

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