Charcoal Briquettes Incense Recipe

Make your own homemade incense using this Charcoal Briquettes Incense recipe, combining the loose incense with the charcoal recipe makes for a long burning, aromatic scent.


| December 1991/January 1992



Create a homemade incense using this Charcoal Briquettes Incense recipe.

Create a homemade incense using this Charcoal Briquettes Incense recipe.

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Making incense at home is easy using this Charcoal Briquettes Incense recipe.

Charcoal Briquettes Incense Recipe

• 6 cups charcoal (preferably willow)
• 1/4 cup tragacanth
• 1/2 cup sandalwood powder
• 5 cups water
• 1/8 cup potassium nitrate

Grind charcoal and mix well with tragĀ­acanth and sandalwood powder.

In a separate container, combine water and potassium nitrate and mix thoroughly with dry ingredients. Pat into mini-muffin molds or candy molds, or place in a rectangular pan and score into bricks. Leave in a dry, airy place for two days.


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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