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Recipes: Taurus

Taurus is ruled by Venus; the energy of patience, calm, fairness, determination, compassion, and sensuality. Taurus mixtures provide comfort, peace, stability, and love.

You can either build your own recipes by choosing two or more aromatics from the Taurus Ingredients list, or you can start with one of the Taurus incense recipes provided below and make changes according to your tastes.
 

Taurus Incense Ingredients

Base Notes

Middle Notes

Top Notes

Amber
Guggul
Musk Seed
Myrrh
Oakmoss
Patchouli
Sandalwood
Spikenard
Storax
Tonka Beans
Valerian
Vanilla
Chamomile
Iris
Rose
Saffron
Plumeria
Cardamom
Thyme

Top notes are the first aromas we smell. They're often lighter, sweeter and spicier and diffuse into the air very quickly. Middle notes (heart notes) diffuse into the air more slowly. They give body and fullness to a recipe. Base notes are the longest lasting scents and most "fixed" of all. Most Base note ingredients are also "fixatives" meaning they combine or "fixate" all the ingredients together as one.

In most cases, at least one base note ingredient is recommended in a recipe. Combining multiple top, middle and base notes will create an aroma with much more depth and body. There are no hard and fast rules though so have fun experimenting with each group to see what suits you.


You can also blend Taurus ingredients with ingredients of other properties, such as those that enhance Meditation or Relaxation, or perhaps with a few that promote a Peace, etc. The possibilities are endless and filled with fun... enjoy!
 

Taurus Incense Recipes

Meditation
2 parts Myrrh
1/2 part Amber

Fire
4 parts Sandalwood
1 part Rose
1/2 part Storax bark
1/4 part Vanilla
pinch of Spikenard
 
Love
2 parts Sandalwood
1 part Rose
pinch of Saffron
A "part" is any unit of measurement you wish to use, provided it's consistent throughout the entire recipe. We often use the conversion of 1 part = 1, 2 or 3 grams for small batches, and maybe 1 part = 5 to 10 grams for larger batches, etc. If you prefer, you can use powdered volume measurements with teaspoons, tablespoons and/or cups.

Once you've selected the recipe or ingredients you wish to use, you're ready to begin making your own Taurus incense. First gather the ingredients you'll be using then click begin to get started using our step by step guides.

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