A blend of herbs that can help banish the demons of disease and clear the energy in a sickroom. Many cultures throughout the World use incense in their healing practices. It not only purifies the atmosphere, but also calms the patient and soothes emotional anguish. Some healing traditions have developed elaborate and specific uses for various incense blends, others use it more generally to create an ambiance that is conducive to the healing process. Our healing incense is intended to create a healing atmosphere and is suitable for all kinds of healing rituals and treatments.
Star Child magical incense is designed for a range of common magical purposes and intentions. Remember though, that incense is merely a tool that helps to facilitate the workings of the practitioner, it is not a ‘magical potion’ in itself. Whilst it can assist focussing the mind on the task and help clear ethereal energy blockages, it won't do the work for you. Desired opportunities may arise - but it is still up to the practitioner to follow them up with appropriate action.
Star Child Incense provides the perfect ambrosia for the Gods and can be used for all kinds of meditations, rituals and ceremonies. Or, do as the Gods and simply gorge yourself on their beautiful scents. Traditionally, incense plays an important role in ritual purification often referred to as 'smudging'. The smoke is used to 'wash' away negative energies and emotions, thus cleansing the atmosphere. Likewise, it is also used to purify the hearts and minds of the participants prior to sacred ceremonies and rituals.
HOW TO BURN INCENSE:
Place a self-igniting charcoal disc on a fire-proof surface, well away from flammable objects. The charcoal disks can be ignited simply by holding a match or lighter to the rim. Be aware that these discs may occasionally spit and sparkle profusely upon ignition. Allow plenty of air to flow around the charcoal to ensure that it burns evenly. Some people prefer to open the window while the charcoal is igniting as it gives off quite a bit of smoke. Once the charcoal disc has finished sparkling it will start to glow, usually first on one side, then slowly spreading over the whole disc. When the entire disc is glowing red hot it is ready to use and you can place a little pinch of incense on top. As the disk glows through, the fire will concentrate in its centre. You may occasionally want to scrape off the ashes to expose the glowing centre and add fresh incense as desired.
CARE FOR YOUR INCENSE:
Incense keeps well and often improves with age if kept in a cool and dark place. Charcoal, on the other hand, does not, as it has a tendency to absorb moisture from the air. Once the packet has been opened, keep it in an airtight container to preserve its self-igniting properties.
Keep incense and charcoal out of pet’s and children’s reach. Charcoal discs are highly flammable. PLEASE BE CAREFUL when igniting your charcoal disc. Once the disc has been lit do not touch it, as it will cause a burn. Make sure your incense dish is fire proof and does not conduct heat to the surface on which it stands. Glass (even glass ashtrays) will break. Do not dispose of the remaining ashes in a waste paper bin or plastic garbage bin as it may cause a fire. Do not hold the disc in your hand while lighting or burning.
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