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How to Make Your Own Incense Cones

Basic Recipe:

· Dissolve Gum Arabic in water, approximately one part powder to two parts water.

· Allow the material to soak for approximately three hours.

· In the meantime grind the herbal material to be used until it is finely powdered (using mortar and pestle or other grinding tool).

· Mix this powder into the liquid until it can be shaped into small cones.
(Add food dye if you want a colourful result, but be aware that it will stain your hands)

· Allow to dry completely in a warm area.


Incense Recipes – These can be smouldered on charcoal blocks, or used to make cones and sticks by adding to the Gum Arabic solution.

If you wish to make your incense for a particular purpose - here are some recipes to augment the basic one above:


Love Drawing:

3 parts Rosemary
2 parts Yarrow
1 part Orris Root


Protection:

4 parts Valerian
2 parts Rue
2 parts Bay Leaves
3 parts Dill
2 parts Caraway
4 Parts Lavender
6 tsp Sandalwood


Power:

1 part Cinnamon
1 part Anise
1 tsp Nutmeg
1 tsp Ginger
1 tsp Lemon Peel
3 drops Lemon Essential Oil
1 drop Peppermint Essential Oil
Dry petals of 3 white roses


Sacred Space:

4 parts Cedar Chips
1 parts Thyme
1 part Sage
2 tsp Rosemary
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 Pinch Salt


Earth:
3 parts Patchouli
2 parts Pine
1 part Bistort
1 part Vervain
Air:
4 parts Rosemary
2 parts Mugwort
1 part Chicory
1/2 part coffee beans
Fire:
4 parts Frankincense
3 parts Cinnamon
1 part Orange Peel
¼ part Thyme
Water:
3 parts Lavender
1 part Willow Bark
1 part Catnip
¼ part Valerian

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