natural incense

Making Frankincense and Myrrh Resin Incense

by Andrea Butje on August 22, 2016

Walking through the spice markets in Dubai, I saw baskets and bins full to overflowing with exotic, chunky resins—including Frankincense and Myrrh resins. I love Frankincense and Myrrh essential oils and resins. When I visit places like the outdoor markets in Dubai, the raw resins are a perfect part of the atmosphere—it’s a bustling marketplace, […]


How To Make Incense Sticks with Essential Oils

by Andrea Butje on February 16, 2015

Learn to make incense sticks with essential oils. I love burning incense! Loose incense, stick incense, cone incense—I’m a fan of them all! I especially love to make my own incense and customize the scent. There is actually a way to make the sticks themselves using makko powder. I’m creating a class about making incense […]


Natural Incense: An Interview with Phytognosis

by Andrea on February 24, 2011

Jeremy Bechelli of Phytognosis took the time to speak to us about the process of making natural incense and the methods he uses. We were especially intrigued by his knowledge and his unique spiritual take on processing incense. Visit his Esty store and purchase some of his high quality incense–he has offered any Aromahead blog […]