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Recipes: New Moon

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

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

New Moon Incense Ingredients

Base Notes

Middle Notes

Top Notes

Aloeswood
Copal - Black
Elemi
Galbanum
Labdanum
Musk Seed
Myrrh
Opoponax
Sandalwood
Spikenard

Storax
Rose
Saffron
Sandarac
Sweetgrass
 

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 New Moon ingredients with ingredients of other properties, such as those that enhance Meditation or Relaxation, or perhaps with a few that create Peace, etc. The possibilities are endless and filled with fun... enjoy!
 

New Moon Incense Recipes

 

New Moon Incense*
2 parts Labdanum
2 parts Sandalwood
1 part Storax Bark
1 part Myrrh
Tupelo Honey*

*make pellets

 

Moon Spirit*
1 part Elemi
1 part Black Copal
1 part Sweetgrass

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 New 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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