Myrrh essential oil (Commiphora myrrha) is distilled from a resin, just like Frankincense.
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If you’ve never burned loose resin incense, it’s very easy.
There’s something soothing about it too—just the sight of the incense smoke rising from the natural loose incense, perhaps out of a beautiful incense burner, can help you feel connected to the moment. You can watch me burn loose incense in this video. (It can help to watch someone do it if you’re new to the process.)
Making your own loose incense recipe can be such fun, too. Working with resins, herbs, and essential oils can put you in touch with a creative side of yourself connected to nature. Not to mention it fills your home with gorgeous aroma!
This is a variation of a popular loose incense recipe I created for YouTube. You can watch me make that here, and follow the same process for this blend. I’ll also share directions for you below.
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