yummy! i’d like to try this ❤
A loose incense I made earlier this year using frankincense, sandalwood, roses, dried orange peel and cinnamon bark.
For your Lughnasadh (aka Lammas) rituals, consider crafting your own loose incense for burning on your altar or in a bonfire.
Scott Cunningham suggested this recipe in his book The Complete Book of Incense, Oils and Brews:
🌿 2 parts* Frankincense resin
🌿 1 part Heather
🌿 1 part Apple blossoms (or dried Apple pieces)
🌿 1 pinch Blackberry leaves
🌿 a few drops Ambergris oil
I personally would not recommend ambergris (harvested in the ocean, and secreted from the digestive system of sperm whales!)but a reasonable substitute would be Cypress essential oil (Cupressus sempervirens), or any oil you have with an evergreen aroma, with a few added drops of Patchouli oil (Pogostemon cablin).
You could also customize by adding local wildcrafted herbs such as yarrow and…
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