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How to make incense

Incense

What you will need:

  1. Plain Unscented Incense Sticks
  2. Your Favorite Fragrance Oil(s)
  3. DPG (Di Propylene Glycol).
  4. A container to hold your incense
  5. A second container, rack or screen for incense drying.

Step #1 – Mix your favorite fragrance oils to use as the scent for your incense. Normally you will mix 1/3 fragrance oil and 2/3 DPG; but experiment a little first, if you get black smoke when you burn the incense, your solution has too much DPG.

Mix You Fragances

Step #2 – Soak unscented incense sticks in the fragrance oil blend that you have prepared. You will want to let sticks soak for at least 24 hours. If you take the incense sticks out earlier, the fragrance will be weak. You can use the least oil by soaking your incense sticks horizontally in a flat pan instead of vertically in a bottle or bucket as shown in the photograph. People who make large quantities of incense for re-sale, soak the sticks upright in five gallon buckets.

Soak Unscented Incense Sticks In Fragrance Oil

Step #3 – After soaking for at least 24 hours, remove incense sticks and let them dry for another 24 hours. Baking racks work best for drying your incense, but you can also place incense on top of a plastic or metal sheet. You can recycle the oil that runs off of the drying sticks for making future incense. Avoid drying incense sticks on paper because the paper might stick to the incense after it has dried.

That’s all - Just store your incense in a plastic bag; or burn it now.

Unscented Incense Sticks  M-902


DPG Cutting Oil - 1 Lb   O-DPG

 

1 Lb Egyptian Musk Fragrance Oil  O-E10L

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