Any of our Fragrance
Oils can be used for scenting our Unscented
Incense Sticks, regardless of flash
point or soap/lotion safety, etc. Some popular incense
scents are Patchouli, Sandalwood, Lavender,
Rain, Juniper Breeze, Jasmine, & Frankincense. Or create
your special scents by mixing different fragrance oils
Items needed to make your
own highly scented incense:
Incense 1 bundle (approx. 100 sticks)
2. 2 1/2 - 3
ounces ounces of fragrance mixture* (Fragrance and Di-propylene
Glycol - DPG)
Mix fragrance oil and DPG
stir well. Do not use alcohol
in place of DPG, it does not work well and your incense will smoke excessively!
1 (Maximum Strength Incense)
This method is perfect for those of you who want the absolute best
product. Soak incense in scent mixture for at least 24 hours in a glass
Oil Bottles container.
Soaking takes time and patience, but is preferred to allow the incense
to fully absorb the oil.
2 (Economy Incense)
This method is fast and the
result is a strong scented incense that is ready for market in a
matter of hours. Use
a shallow aluminum baking pan
with a layer of aluminum foil. Place your Unscented
Incense Sticks on the layer of foil. Pour
oil mixture over incense, wrap up in aluminum foil sheet, label
properly, and let
*For Maximum Strength Incense (Keeps Customers Coming Back!)
Straight or Mix
1 part fragrance oil to 1 part solvent liquid DPG.
NOTE: You can go up or down on the FO if you like. Just use your
best judgment when you are testing. For Ultra or
Concentrates, you will need to dilute more, refer to USAGE RATES
to get these approximations.
Economy Incense (For Maximum Profit!) Mix
1 part fragrance oil to 1-2 parts solvent liquid DPG.
For Ultra or
Concentrates, you will need to dilute more,
refer to USAGE RATES to get these approximations.
||Straight or diute
1-1 (1 part DPG to 1 part FO) depending on preference
2-1 or 3-1 (2-3 parts DPG to 1 part FO) depending on preference
3-1 or 4-1 (3-4 parts DPG to 1 part FO) depending on preference
You can also soak your incense sticks while still bundled in a tall glass,
vase, or cylinder. For making cones, a glass bowl works
After soaking, pour the leftover oil mixture back into a glass or
Oil Bottles, such as our Plastic
Oil Bottles, for
storage. You can use this again to make more incense, so
doesn't go to waste.
cones or sticks out on a window screen or drying rack with several
layers of paper towels underneath to soak up any oil
Or if your sticks are still bundled, you can hang them to dry
on a hook with some paper towels underneath. Be sure to put
incense where they will get plenty of air flow to help them dry. If incense is still wet or damp, it
smoke initially upon lighting but will smoke normally once the cherry is blown out. Wet incense will only take an hour or two to dry to become moist to the touch. (FACT: We have found that in our stores, we get the best response from moist incense. Customers appreciate the freshness!). Do
not bake incense in an oven or microwave to dry!
Cones tend to take a
little longer than sticks because of their thickness.. Fragrance oils are very
strong and can melt or eat through many types of plastic so be sure to have the right Incense Bags Click Here!
Two and a half (2 1/2)
to three (3)
oz. of fragrance oil mixture should make approx. 100 or more sticks or
cones. Properly made, fully dried incense will burn
for approximately 1 hour.
is very popular with every generation and a great seller at
Flea Markets, Craft Booths, Your Store, etc, (along with burning
& body oils and Oil Burners). We suggest packaging your incense in bags of
15 sticks or cones, and sell for two ($2) dollars. That's about
7-9 times your cost, You'll make a huge profit! Let the
customers mix and match, they love a choosing their own
selection. You may
also want to offer a bulk package of 100 sticks for a savings to your
customers. For a
quick, yet cost-effective retail look, you can use a standard shipping address label to label your filled bags. For a more professonal looking package, try printing your own
"labels" on business card stock, and fold the card
over top of your bag and staple. Use a hole punch to
make a hole in the top of the card to hang on a rack.