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Recipes: Protection

Use the Protection incense recipes and ingredients list to begin creating your own Protection incense recipes.

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

Protection Incense Ingredients

Base Notes

Middle Notes

Top Notes

Aloeswood
Amber
Angelica
Asafoetida

Burgundy Pitch
Cassia
Cedarwood
Copal-Black
Copal-Gold
Copal-White
Dragon's Blood
Frankincense
Galbanum
Guggul
Juniper Wood
Labdanum
Myrrh
Opoponax
Patchouli
Sage-desert
Sage-white
Sandalwood
Spruce
Valerian
Vetiver
Basil
Calamus
Carnation
Cinnamon
Cloves
Colophony Pine
Fern
Galangal
Ginger
Hyssop
Juniper Berries
Juniper Tips

Lavender
Marigold
Mistletoe

Mugwort
Neroli
Pine Resin
Rose
Rose Geranium
Thistle
Woodruff
Anise
Bay Laurel
Clover
Cumin
Dill

Eucalyptus
Fennel
Mimosa
Peppermint
Petitgrain

Pine Needles

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 Protection ingredients with ingredients of other properties, such as those that are Cleansing or promote Awareness, etc. The possibilities are endless and filled with fun... enjoy!

Protection Incense Recipes


Fire & Spice
4 parts Frankincense
1 part Galangal
1 part Opoponax


Shield of Strength
3 parts Aloeswood
3 parts Sandalwood
1 part Cinnamon
1 part Cloves
1 part Cumin
 

Cleanse & Protect
3 parts White Sage
3 parts Desert Sage
1 part Bay Laurel
1 part Hyssop
1/2 part Lavender
 
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 Protection 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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