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Tibetan Incense Recipe

Make your own homemade incense using this Tibetan Incense recipe, liquid, a binder and powdered aromatics make the basic incense dough.
By Sandy Maine
December 1991/January 1992
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Create a homemade incense using this Tibetan Incense recipe.
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Making incense at home is easy using this Tibetan Incense recipe.

Tibetan Incense Recipe

• 2 tablespoons frankincense
• 1/4 cup juniper leaf
• 1/2 cup sandalwood
• 2 tablespoons cinnamon
• 2 tablespoons patchouli
• 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon powdered cedarwood (Juniperus virginiana)
• 3/4 cup water
• 1 teaspoon potassium nitrate
• Tragacanth powder as needed

Sandy Maine is the founder and owner of Sunfeather Herbal Soap Company, an exceptionally fragrant mail-order company based in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.

Read more about making incense: Making Herbal Incense.

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