With new recipes and information on dozens of new ingredients, this expanded and updated edition of Incense is an essential guide to making your own homemade blends with natural ingredients. Join author Carl F. Neal as he presents an extensive collection of incense knowledge, including 129 recipes and helpful descriptions of 125 ingredients, twenty-nine base materials, sixteen binders, and two new rituals.
Whether you want to make loose, stick, coil, or cone incense, this comprehensive edition provides detailed instructions for everything from finding the right ingredients to proper drying methods. With expanded sections on basic techniques, natural charcoal, and shopping for ingredients at the local super-market, this is the perfect book to help you explore your “scentuality.”
“One of the most readable books on the subject of incense I have read in many years.”—Mike Gleason, PaganNews.com
“Incense: Crafting & Use of Magickal Scents is an impressive book on a subject that has not been done to death in other books. . . . If you are interested in making your own incense, or just want to know more about incense and how it is made, you’ll want a copy of this book.”—eCauldron.net review
“This is an excellent book for those with an interest in incense making or who are just starting out, and as Neal notes, even if you don’t end up making your own incense, you’ll have a much better idea of what goes into the process and which things to consider when purchasing off the shelf at your local shop.”—SpiralNature.com
“As an herbalist, craftsperson, and teacher myself, I find this book essential . . . I highly recommend it and will sell it at my own store.”—New Age Retailer
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