belladonnaswitchblog: How to burn resins on a charcoal disk. You can also burn mixtures of dry plants. I’ve never actually tried this, because incense sticks are much easier. So since I never tried this, I don’t know how much resin you’re supposed to use, so just experiment with it until you find the amount you like. Some people also prefer to do it this way because there is more smoke, so you can divine the future with the smoke easier.
To determine incense's psychoactive effects, the researchers administered incensole acetate to mice. They found that the compound significantly affected areas in brain areas known to be involved in emotions as well as in nerve circuits that are affected by current anxiety and depression drugs.
SAGE AND INCENSE: Sage is another wonderful energy cleanser. You simply run your crystals through the smoke or waft the smoke over your crystals. This method also cleanses any of the areas around your house. If you do not have a stick of sage available incense work also.