I love using materials from the natural world to scent my home. There are so many fun ways to do this! You can diffuse essential oils and make room sprays. You can burn incense sticks or cones. You can also make resin incense blends to sprinkle over charcoal. Chunky aromatic resins, like Frankincense and Copal, […]
When I say “Aromatherapy incense,” what comes to mind? Do you picture a bowl of chunky resin? Dried herbs and spices? Natural incense sticks or cones made with essential oils? What about all three?
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]