Incense Powder

    Try sprinkling some of this into an open campfire. If you like, you can use it in your fireplace, just make sure your room is well ventilated.
  • 1 oz sandalwood powder
  • 1/2 oz coriander seeds, lightly crushed
  • 1/2 oz cardamom seeds, lightly crushed
  • 1 tsp myrrh crystals
  • 1/2 tsp grated nutmeg
  • 1 oz dried lavender flowers, ground to a powder
  • 1 oz gum benzoin powder
  • 2 - 3 drops essential oil

Mix together the sandalwood, coriander, cardamom, myrrh, nutmeg and lavender. Stir in the gum benzoin which will act as a fixative, and then the essential oil. Store in an airtight container. Sprinkle a few large pinches over a fire.

  • Yields: 4 ounces
  • Preparation Time: a few minutes once all the ingredients are gathered
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