Frankincense resin has a wonderfully sweet, balsamic-like aroma and has been used for thousands of years, both as a medicine and perfume. It is a popular tool used in many religious ceremonies. Found in the great Egyptian tombs, frankincense resin was given as an offering to help the departed souls journey to the afterlife. At one time, this resin was worth much more than gold and was so precious that it was given to Jesus as one of the gifts from the three wise men.
Many cultures throughout the world use this resin to intensify their spiritual connection. Using it to prepare the ceremonial area and create a sacred space. It is believed that the smoke that rises from the resin carries prayers to the gods. Furthermore, frankincense is often used when meditating because the scent has a grounding effect, which helps to calm the senses. So, not only is frankincense resin ideal for cleansing a space or room. It will also help with the following:
- Dispelling negative energy.
- Providing protection.
- Allowing the user to enhance their spiritual awareness.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR LIGHTING RESIN
In general, the best way to burn Frankincense Resin is with the help of a charcoal disk. To begin:
- Light the charcoal round in a heatproof dish.
- Wait until it begins to turn white.
- Then, carefully drop a few pieces of resin onto the charcoal.
You will find that both the charcoal and resin should continue to burn. While burning, the resin will emit a wonderful scent. For a more detailed explanation of how to light the charcoal disk please click here.
- Never leave burning Resin or Charcoal unattended.
- Only, place in a heatproof container.
- Do not place the container on a flammable surface.
- Keep away from children and pets and do not ingest.
- Dispose of safely.
Don’t forget to check out our other products such as this beautiful handmade incense censer. If you would like to read more on meditating, check out our blog’ meditation practice tips for beginners. ‘ Finally, as always, if you take any photos using this wonderful scent, please tag us on Instagram @surrender_to_happiness.
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Sold separately. Our frankincense resin is supplied in a glass jar and weighs 45g.