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Do You Burn Incense?

According to some experts, incense makes the heart grow fonder, as it can "encourage romance, stimulate sexuality, draw love, and create harmony." But, as I've told you before, it literally makes me sick to my stomach; I can't stand the nauseating scent of it. How about you?Source

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GratefulGrl80 GratefulGrl80 7 years
Champa, all the way
hula hula 7 years
It really depends on the scent... some incense scents are just gross. I really don't like patchouli. Not a fan. But I have some vanilla incense that is nice and not too over-powering. I'm more of a candle person though
Phorrest99 Phorrest99 7 years
I got this cute pig (i'm obsessed w pigs) incense from a friend who got it in Germany. So every once in a blue moon I will burn it. But I def prefer candles!
redsugar redsugar 7 years
I'm another Nag Champa fan.
urban-chic-101 urban-chic-101 7 years
Instant headache! Especially, with cinnamon!
lizs lizs 7 years
A long time ago, an ex smoked cigarettes while driving my car and tried to cover up the scent by burning incense IN THE CAR. The smell STILL comes back to this day. Horrible.
356UIK 356UIK 7 years
Oh god, I lived in a house for 2 years where we burned it just about every day. You should have seen the nasty smoke damage (gray soot on the walls and in the corners of the ceilings) when we moved outta that place. Now I havent done it ever since. Its really bad for your paint job. Also, people should know that it is bad for your body too, just like 2nd hand smoke.
Liss1 Liss1 7 years
I love incense, but some scents are way too strong.
katebmore katebmore 7 years
I only really like Nag Champa...by an open window :o) There are far too many cheap and nauseating smells out there. Particularly in mall kiosks. It does remind me of college and being a hippie and making clothes and all that jazz. Nice memories!
Twinkle1 Twinkle1 7 years
I don't mind it every once in a while. It was very effective in getting rid of the old people and cabbage smell in the fixer upper we bought.
luv_bug1211 luv_bug1211 7 years
I dont mind it, but im very allergic to it. I start sneezing, my eyes get all red, and my nose gets runny. Almost instantly lol.
CrazySweet CrazySweet 7 years
I love it but it can't be too strong. It can bring back so many memories.
terryt18 terryt18 7 years
Oh, my god, at the local head shop they have this kind called Leather, and I adore it, especially after it's been burned and there's still a lingering aroma.
sundaygreen sundaygreen 7 years
Went through a serious hippie stage in high school but so over it now!
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 7 years
Sometimes I do.... Nag Champa and China Rain aren't so bad. I like the incense oils more than the sticks though. If you use the oils, you can also get scents like Chamomile, Peppermint (which is great for headache suffers like myself) and Lilac.
tee0206 tee0206 7 years
I'm not a fan, either. I had an old roommate who would burn it, and I always also found the scent nauseating! I'll just stick to candles and my tart burner.
bealotus bealotus 7 years
I get allergies...the smell is too strong for me. I use the plug ins from Bath and Body works.
springfieldrocks springfieldrocks 7 years
everyone once in a L-O-N-G while i choose to burn some of my incense. for me that means every 2-3 months i burn a stick. the mood has to strike me. AND it has to be some of the more expensive types - the cheap stuff is either awful smelling or WAY TOO overpowering. ick.
Pallas-Athena Pallas-Athena 7 years
I haven't done it for years, but I would.
sfbutterfly24 sfbutterfly24 7 years
I love it reminds me of my slight hippy childhood but also I love Catholic funeral incense because of my private school.
le-petit-lapin le-petit-lapin 7 years
Incense reminds me of my old college dorm. The guys down the hall would burn it to cover the marijuana smell leaking out of their room. It's kind of like a trendy, glorified Glade plug-in. Mehh. I'd much rather have a can of Oust.
Mintie Mintie 7 years
I can't stand the $1.00 for a pack of 20 incense... it's cheap and nauseating. However, a nice quality incense is fine. And, sorry wren, but I despise Nag Champa. It is, however, the #1 selling incense fragrance int he world... so I'm kind of alone in that.
wren1 wren1 7 years
I like Nag Champa but not the more fruity scents.
CoralAmber CoralAmber 7 years
I used to when I was a teen because it was "trendy" but it gave my mom migraines. Now I think the scent is much too strong and can't believe she put up with it as long as she did before she told me to give it a rest.
RosaDilia RosaDilia 7 years
Hate it!! It gives me a headache.
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