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The SANDALWOOD HALMADDI is a champa 'type' Indian incense, using Halmaddi, a rare aromatic tree resin traditionally used in champa stick incense. Halmaddi acts as a humectant and binder, sealing in aroma so the sticks don’t dry out or lose their scent intensity.

 Using a coveted family recipe, first a batter is created. Halmaddi, herbs, sandalwood, fragrance, essential oils, jaggery, honey, and more are heated and stewed, until a strong aromatic dough is made. The warm paste is then hand formed individually onto bamboo sticks, and then rolled over white sandalwood powder.

 The SANDALWOOD HALMADDI is made by a fourth generation family of incense makers in South India.  

The incense sticks are beautifully presented in a black hand-crafted box, using indigenous Nepalese paper, individually hot stamped in gold, with a Persephenie wax seal.

The SANDALWOOD HALMDDI incense sticks can be snuffed out partial-way, and relit as needed.

Each stick burns around an hour.

Hand-made by friends of Persephenie in India with proprietary perfume.

Each box contains box 10 sticks