How To Make Incense. Using dried herbs barks spices flowers and other ingredients make it easy to create your own loose-incense blends for any occasion. Determine how you will heat your incense.
Heres how I make incense sticks at home. DGP helps the incense sticks to burn properly and to reduce the release of black smoke. When making your own incense combine resins or essential oils first followed by any bark or berries.
Next mix 20 drops of oil per incense stick in a shallow dish and place up to 5 sticks in the dish.
Its relatively inexpensive to get started with. As you blend the herbs together state your intent. You can even have fun learning how to play incense games in the ancient style of Japanese Kodo. To make your own incense sticks start by purchasing a set of unscented incense sticks and 1 or more of your favorite essential oils.