This section is devoted to creating incense recipes for use during Prayer,
specifically to for those who wish to pray for the assistance of others. The
energy of prayer incense is conducive to reaching
out and sharing love, compassion, healing, and encouragement.
If you're seeking contemplative prayer incense mixtures, please
meditation recipes section.
You can either build your own recipes by choosing two or
more aromatics from the Prayer Incense Ingredients list, or you can
start with one of the Prayer incense recipes provided below and make changes according
to your tastes.
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.
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 ingredients conducive to Prayer with
ingredients of other properties, such as those that encourage
Healing, or perhaps with a few
that help promote Peace, etc. The possibilities are
endless and filled with fun... enjoy!
Songs in Heaven
2 parts Frankincense
1 part Dammar, light
1 part Elemi
1 part Lavender
2 parts Mastic
1 part Copal, black
1 part Myrrh
1/2 part Spikenard
1 part Frankincense
1 part Myrrh
1 part Sandarac
1/2 part Galbanum
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 incense for Prayer. First gather the
ingredients you'll be using then click begin to get started
using our step by step guides.