Burning incense on charcoal

The burning of incense - An archaic art

Since the beginning of time the burning of incense has played a significant role in human existence with aromatic substances. The exact origin of the incense may no longer be accurately determined, but in ancient writings, we find indications in ancient cultures and religions, Incense from plants in their spiritual practices used. From thousands of years old archaeological incense relics all over the world have been found, showing that incense was used in different cultures.

Today we know Incense in various forms: as pure as Incense resins, herbs, leaves and woods as well as in the form of incense sticks, incense cones or essential oils.

Whatever your reason you burn incense, for a certain ritual or just for the pleasure of burning and the associated experience of the scent, we hope you enjoy.

Burning incence on coal

burning incense on charcoal

Prepare your utensils

Take time for your personal burning of incense and choose a place where you really feel comfortable. Maybe set up a special corner or alter in your apartment for its use, in which you can retreat for burning the incense.

incense bowl filled with sand Fill in your bowl with fire sand (about two to three inches high).
 burning charcoal Ignite a piece of Charcoal over a candle or with a match or lighter. To do this hold the charcoal tablet with tongs over the flame until it crackles and smokes.
 using feather as a fan on burning charcoal You can fan the charcoal with a feather or a fan so it will glowing through faster.
 graining incense herbs and resins in a mortar Once the charcoal glows - it takes about three to five minutes - you have time to shred some incense in a mortar.
 placing incense on charcoal with a copper spoon

Once the charcoal is glowing and a white ash is coating it, put a pinch of incense in the dip of the charcoal.

Tip: Sprinkle some sand in the pit of charcoal tablet before you add the incense so that the incense does not burn so quickly.

burning incense on charcoal

Watch the ascending fragrant smoke and enjoy the relaxing and cleansing effect.

If the incense no longer smells good, but no later than when it is burned up, remove the residue with a spoon from the charcoal and replace when required by new incense.


Caution: Do not put out the charcoal in the bowl with water let it burn out. Charcoal can still glowing one to two hours so becareful disposing.

 

Reference

We expressly point out that our products may be used only for the stated purpose. The product descriptions and other information are not instructions. We expressly warn against improper taking of Herb Seasoning and resins that can cause health problems. For improper use we do not assume any liability!

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Burning incense on charcoal

The burning of incense - An archaic art

Since the beginning of time the burning of incense has played a significant role in human existence with aromatic substances. The exact origin of the incense may no longer be accurately determined, but in ancient writings, we find indications in ancient cultures and religions, Incense from plants in their spiritual practices used. From thousands of years old archaeological incense relics all over the world have been found, showing that incense was used in different cultures.

Today we know Incense in various forms: as pure as Incense resins, herbs, leaves and woods as well as in the form of incense sticks, incense cones or essential oils.

Whatever your reason you burn incense, for a certain ritual or just for the pleasure of burning and the associated experience of the scent, we hope you enjoy.

Burning incence on coal

burning incense on charcoal

Prepare your utensils

Take time for your personal burning of incense and choose a place where you really feel comfortable. Maybe set up a special corner or alter in your apartment for its use, in which you can retreat for burning the incense.

incense bowl filled with sand Fill in your bowl with fire sand (about two to three inches high).
 burning charcoal Ignite a piece of Charcoal over a candle or with a match or lighter. To do this hold the charcoal tablet with tongs over the flame until it crackles and smokes.
 using feather as a fan on burning charcoal You can fan the charcoal with a feather or a fan so it will glowing through faster.
 graining incense herbs and resins in a mortar Once the charcoal glows - it takes about three to five minutes - you have time to shred some incense in a mortar.
 placing incense on charcoal with a copper spoon

Once the charcoal is glowing and a white ash is coating it, put a pinch of incense in the dip of the charcoal.

Tip: Sprinkle some sand in the pit of charcoal tablet before you add the incense so that the incense does not burn so quickly.

burning incense on charcoal

Watch the ascending fragrant smoke and enjoy the relaxing and cleansing effect.

If the incense no longer smells good, but no later than when it is burned up, remove the residue with a spoon from the charcoal and replace when required by new incense.


Caution: Do not put out the charcoal in the bowl with water let it burn out. Charcoal can still glowing one to two hours so becareful disposing.

 

Reference

We expressly point out that our products may be used only for the stated purpose. The product descriptions and other information are not instructions. We expressly warn against improper taking of Herb Seasoning and resins that can cause health problems. For improper use we do not assume any liability!