Incense making basics.
If you are making cones or sticks, then burning your incense is straight forward and simple: light one end of the cone or stick, fan out the flame and allow it to slowly burn of its own accord.
Note: In some cultures it is considered disrespectful to all that is nature to "blow" out the flame
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Here are a couple more recipes for you to try out and learn how to make aroma.
Incents recipes are very forgiving; as long as you know the plant is safe, experiment and see what meaningful and local-to-you blends you can create.
Incense Burners types:
Incense Waterfall making ingredients.
The starting ground for making fine aromatic Incents mixtures is using high quality natural ingredients.
Start with some of your favorite woods and spices. Experiment with new substances as you become more comfortable and intrigued with the process.
Try to always use at least one resin or wood in your mixture as a base. Visit local herb shops, incense stores, nurseries, etc. to uncover hidden aromatic treasures.
Here is a partial list of popular frankincense ingredients from around the world. Wine, honey, dried fruits and fragrant hydrosols are often used as well.
Recipes and suggestions are listed later in this article. All ingredients should be stored in a dark, cool space.
If you are just starting out making fragrance mixtures, then you should keep the number of ingredients down to three to start, perhaps one wood and two herbs, or one resin, one wood and one herb, etc.
As you get used to making incense, you can slowly expand the number of ingredients you use.
Herbal incense in the traditional sense is made from herbs in the form of powder-like vanilla, cinnamon, sage, sandalwood, cedar, and thyme.
Because of its popularity due to its fragrant and relaxing smell, lots of people managed to share their simple method of making homemade fragrance.