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Homemade 100% natural incense. Easy to make.
2 tsp. gum arabic.2 tsp. of cinnamon or aromatic herbs (powder).4 tsp. of coal (powder).10 inches of wire or thin bamboo sticks.1 piece of sandpaper.1 little bowl.1 bamboo ...
Skip this if you are going to make cones.Remove the plastic cover with a cutter and cut the wire (or the bamboo) in pieces of 2 inches each ...
Sandpaper the coal until you have enough powder. Use gloves if want to keep your hands and nails clean.
Skip this step if you are going to use cinnamon powder.Use a mortar with its pestle to grind the dried herbs (lavender, peppermint, rosemary...). Make a "herbs powder".
Use the bowl and the stick to mix the coal and the cinnamon (or herbs), then add all the arabic gum and mix until you have a paste ...
Use your hands (with or without gloves, the mixture will not damage your skin or nails and it will be better if you do not use gloves) to ...
When the sticks and cones are completely dried, make them burn like normal incense.
UPDATEIf you can, try with organic coal (I could not find it in my country).The wire I used is safe (I am sure), but if you are not ...
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