Ancient knowledge pronounces ‘Pratigraha’ to be an offering; the gift or present. This Vetiver Grass mat is a symbolic representation of the versatility that make Vetiver Grass, or Khus Khus Grass, a true gift of nature. Various scriptures including the Vedas, the Charak Samhita and, Sushruta Samhita, place emphasis on the benefits of Vetiver Grass and the part it plays in reinforcing inner balance. The calming and grounding energy imparted by this yoga mat can tune your mind and body into a state of harmony, and improve body functions. This eco friendly yoga mat comes with a Neem-dyed cover that is 100% sustainable and biodegradable. In Ayurveda, Neem has a crucial place and is known to have healing properties that combat various skin-related diseases. Not only is this yoga mat the right choice for those looking to get started on their Yoga journey, it’s ideal for maintaining a sound mental and physical health, thus giving you a renewed sense of being. Wash Care Instructions: 1. Wash detachable covers with mild or ecofriendly detergent and dry in shade. Natural dyes are prone to fading and running, wash separately upto two washes. 2. Inner mat can be dampened to retain fragrance, please dry out mat completely before storage/usage. 3. Direct exposure to sunlight may dry out the vetiver grass. 4. The inner mat may also be used for accupressure. 5. Since it is hand dyed some irregularities in the colour may occur, however the properties of the mat remains unaffected.