Recipes: Air Element
The Air Element is the energy of the free flow of
movement, information and communication, and thus is used as an enhancing
energy to such things as teaching, eloquence, travel,
spiritual practice, and wisdom. Air element ingredients help a recipe flow freely, like a soft breeze.
You can either build your own recipes by choosing two or more aromatics
from the Air Element Ingredients list, or you can start with one of the
Air Element 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 Air Element ingredients with ingredients of
other properties if you like, such as with those that are
Astrological, or perhaps with a few
that represent the current
etc. The possibilities are endless and filled with enjoyment... have fun!
Element Incense Recipes
1 part Palo Santo Wood
1 part Mastic resin
6 parts Mastic resin
1 part Tolu Balsam
1 part Star Anise
2 parts Colophony Pine resin
1 part Burgundy Pitch
1/2 part Pine Needles
1/2 part Desert Sage
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 Air Element incense. First gather the
ingredients you'll be using then click begin
to get started using our step by step guides.