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Form incense as wanted and make allowance to dry. DRAGON’S BLOOD it is a nice recipe for natural resin body spray. Any resin will be substituted for the dragon’s blood. ½ teaspoon (3 ml) gum tragacanth ½ cup (120 ml) very hot water three tablespoons (45 ml) wooden of your selection 1 tablespoon (15 ml) dragon’s blood 1 teaspoon (5 ml) powdered orrisroot 1–1¼ teaspoons (5–6 ml) saltpeter mix the parts as directed on pages 22–23. form incense as wanted and make allowance to dry. SANDALWOOD This recipe can be utilized for any of the woods — simply replacement the wooden of your selection for sandalwood. Benzoin provides a gentle vanilla perfume. ½ teaspoon (3 ml) gum tragacanth ½ cup (120 ml) particularly warm water three tablespoons (45 ml) sandalwood 1 tablespoon (15 ml) benzoin 1 teaspoon (5 ml) powdered orrisroot 1–1½ teaspoons (5–8 ml) saltpeter mix the constituents as directed on pages 22–23. form incense as wanted and make allowance to dry. An Autumn stroll amassing elements for incense can upload a brand new size to walks. cease and sniff different vegetation alongside your approach. choose ones which are pleasingly aromatic — after you’ve pointed out the plant — and dry them for destiny use. we discover that plucked vegetation are frequently completely preserved within the basket that more often than not will get left within the automobile. try out pinches of the vegetation on burning charcoal to choose which of them odor strong while burned in your stroll, preserve an eye fixed out for those aromatic materials: Bayberry leaves Cedar vegetables Hemlock needles (the tree, no longer the plant) Juniper berries Monarda leaves and vegetation Oak leaves Oak moss Peppermint leaves Rose petals Spruce needles candy gum tree bark Woodruff leaves White pine needles Yew needles A stroll within the WOODS This recipe makes us consider amazing treks within the woods. The earthy and piney notes mixture right into a wonderful blend. ½ teaspoon (3 ml) gum tragacanth ½ cup (120 ml) particularly warm water 2 tablespoons (30 ml) powdered cedar wooden 1 tablespoon (15 ml) powdered sandalwood 2 teaspoons (10 ml) frankincense 1 teaspoon (5 ml) copal 1 teaspoon (5 ml) juniper berry 1 teaspoon (5 ml) powdered orrisroot 1½ teaspoons (8 ml) saltpeter three drops each one of cypress, cedar, fir, pine, and patchouli crucial oils mix the elements as directed on pages 22–23. form incense as wanted and make allowance to dry. transparent THE AIR Use this recipe to transparent the air after a home has been closed for a time period or following a bout of ailment. The constituents will remove the mustiness and aid to disinfect the air. ½ teaspoon (3 ml) gum tragacanth ½ cup (120 ml) particularly warm water 2 tablespoons (30 ml) powdered cedar or pine wooden 2 teaspoons (10 ml) dried eucalyptus 1½ teaspoons (8 ml) benzoin 1 teaspoon (5 ml) dried rosemary ½ teaspoon (3 ml) camphor gum 1 teaspoon (5 ml) powdered orrisroot 1 teaspoon (5 ml) saltpeter three drops each one eucalyptus, peppermint, and lavender crucial oils mix the components as directed on pages 22–23. form incense as wanted and make allowance to dry. KITCHEN SPICE INCENSE Here’s one to remind you of kitchen smells — a just a little unique kitchen, yet a kitchen, still.