The goal of incense is to create a mood and ambiance that supports meditation, prayer, and healing. To achieve this, choosing the right scent is important.
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1. Purecense White Copal
Made from natural white copal resin, this incense has a milder scent than black varieties. Known for its spiritual properties, it’s often used as an offering to gods during the Day of the Dead in Mexico.
Resin incense is a popular and traditional choice for religious use. It is also enjoyed in a variety of household settings for purification and spiritual cleansing. Its calming fragrances can enhance prayer and worship, especially when burned on charcoal in a censer or dish.
2. Myrrh & Myrcene
The combination of myrrh and frankincense has been shown to have better therapeutic benefits than either of the two compounds alone. It is believed that this synergistic effect is due to a series of chemical changes in the process of merging frankincense and myrrh resins.
Black Ethiopian Resin combines sweet and floral scents to create a natural incense known for bringing peace, healing, and heightened spiritual awareness. It has low smoke output, making it safer for those with respiratory problems.
3. Myrrh & Myrcene & Honey
Resin incense is a type of aromatic incense that can be used in spiritual and meditation practices. Aromatic incense can help create a calming atmosphere for relaxation and focus and also has been shown to reduce stress levels.
Purecense White Copal is a natural resin incense made from sustainably harvested trees. It can be burned alone or mixed with other smudging herbs and is long-burning.
Myrcene is a terpenoid that is found in Commiphora myrrha and has been used as a medicinal herb for centuries to treat kidney, bladder, and stomach disorders, as well as to ease bloating and abdominal pain. It is also believed to be a sedative and antispasmodic.
4. Myrrh & Myrcene & Rose
Natural resins and gums have been used as incense since ancient times for spiritual, medicinal/healing, fragrancing and odor-masking properties. They are typically mixed with a combustible ingredient like natural makko powder and burned on a charcoal tablet for the incense ceremony.
This resin incense is for all the forest nymphs out there, with its herbal hints of myrrh and styrax. It has a gentle take on frankincense, not nearly as sharp or as resinous as Annick Goutal’s Encens Flamboyant.
5. Rose of Sharon
The scent of this resin is described as a light and sweet rose fragrance. It is believed to have calming effects and help with emotional balance.
A natural incense made with a combination of herbs and resins. Burn this incense to create a soothing atmosphere. As the trails of smoke curl and waft upwards, just focus on watching them. If you notice other thoughts enter your mind, bring your attention back to the trail of smoke and continue observing its various patterns.
6. Myrrh & Myrcene & Sandalwood
A simple and elegant incense that is a pleasure to watch as it slowly moves through the air. Focus on watching the different paths that the trails of smoke take before bringing your attention back to the scent itself.
Al Masih opens with a frankincense note as piercing as fresh pine needles, its citric edge underscored by the lemony tandem of elemi and petitgrain. It’s a monastic take on the resin, with an emphasis on the green purity that sets it apart from smoky or resinous frankincense oils.
7. Myrrh & Myrcene & Cinnamon
Inhaling the pleasantly earthy fragrance of this incense resin may help trigger pleasant memories that promote relaxation and spiritual awareness.1
Traditionally, the term kyphi was used to describe a compacted incense mixture made of herbs, gums and resins that were powdered down and bound together with honey and wine into briquettes to be burned on ceremonial censers. Kyphi can also refer to an aromatherapy blend of similar scents. When burned, this natural incense produces a very minimal amount of smoke for a clean experience.
8. Myrrh & Myrcene & Pine Pitch
Frankincense and myrrh are natural medicine herbs that work in combination to help support the immune system and fight oxidative stress. Combining frankincense and myrrh has become an area of focus in systems biology and network pharmacology.
Black Ethiopian Resin blends Black Ethiopian, Styrax, and Benzoin to create an incense that is perfect for purifying sacred space and ritual work. The standard Hojary grade frankincense from the Dhofar region of Oman provides bright citrus aroma and slight woody and balsamic notes.