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Recipes: Full Moon

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

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

Full Moon Incense Ingredients

Base Notes

Middle Notes

Top Notes

Elemi
Dammar
Labdanum
Galbanum
Guggul
Musk Seed
Sandalwood

Storax
Borneol Camphor
Calamus Root
Chamomile
Lemon Balm
Melissa
Rose
Saffron
Sandarac
Sweetgrass
Bay Laurel
Hibiscus

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 Full Moon ingredients with ingredients of other properties, such as those that are Sensuous or promote Love, or perhaps with a few that enhance Dreams, etc. The possibilities are endless and filled with fun... enjoy!
 

Full Moon Incense Recipes


Sensuous Love
2 parts Aloeswood
2 parts Sandalwood
1 part Rose Petals
1 part Storax Bark
1 part Musk Seed
1/4 part Saffron
 

Moon Reflections
2 parts Dammar (white)
1 part Elemi
1 part Sweetgrass
(
make pellets)

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 Full Moon 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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