Champaca flowers are used in Southeast Asia, especially India, for several purposes. They are primarily used for worship at temples. It is also the flower sacred to the Hindi god Vishnu, the consort to Lakshmi-the god and goddess of love.
Through the commerce with and religion expanding from India, Thailand embraced this flower since the ancient times of Ayudhya Kingdom. The Ayudhya chronicles tell us that Champaca was used widely in the kingdom as a symbol of sincere hospitality to the foreigners and to symbolically tell the affection inside one had for someone.
Champaca flowers exude an appealing with floral and sweet notes with aroma therapeutic properties especially helpful for those of us who need a comforting scent during uncomfortable times: calming, reduces stress, promotes a peaceful state, helps to breathe easier, mood enhancer, and euphoric.