The Jeevastra mat is dyed in the herbs Vetiver, Triphala, and Red sandalwood. Vetiver: It is a cooling and stress relieving herb. In Ayurveda, vetiver is used to cure stress-related illnesses and insomnia. Inhaling vetiver can improve your concentration during practice.Triphala: Purifies the blood and improves digestion. Breathing in triphala during yoga practice assists in natural internal cleansing. Triphala's antiseptic properties help keep the mat clean and hygienic.Red sandalwood: In Ayurveda it is used to improve and rejuvenate skin. This is especially beneficial to the skin.