Incense is a substance that’s burned to produce a fragrant scent. In fact, the word “incense” is derived from the Latin word for “to burn.”
Incense has been around since ancient times — it was used in religious rituals in ancient Indian, Egypt, Babylon, and Greece. Over the centuries and into the present day, people throughout the world have used incense for a variety reasons. Indians still use it on a daily basis for the aroma of the house.