Set the mood by creating your own Sensuous incense recipes. The
very word "sensuality' is to awaken the senses... and the sense of smell is
the most seductive of all...
You can either build your own recipes by choosing two or more aromatics
from the Sensuous Ingredients list, or you can start with one of the
Sensuous 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 Sensuous ingredients with ingredients of
other properties, such as those of the Fire
Element or perhaps with a few that stimulate
Creativity. The possibilities are
endless and filled with fun... enjoy!
2 parts Black Copal
1 part Labdanum
1/2 part Vanilla powder
2 parts Sandalwood
1 part Rose petals
1/4 part Saffron
4 parts Sandalwood
2 parts Aloeswood
1 part Storax bark
1 part Musk Seed
1/2 part Cinnamon
1/2 part Nutmeg
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 Sensuous incense. First gather the
ingredients you'll be using then click begin
to get started using our step by step guides.