The smoky fragrance produced by burning Benzoin Resin placed on charcoal disks is quite unique and amazingly evocative.
Magical Properties: Prosperity, Purification. Magical Uses: burned in incense to sanctify an area. The scent is also used to attract business. Benzoin is often used as a base for incenses.
Benzoin is associated with 2 of the Wiccan Sabbats. At Imbolc, it is a superior incense and at the Autumn Equinox to help understand the mysteries behind the turning of the seasons. Benzoin can help in understanding in learning to live with the Wheel of the Year, and also in regarding the natural cycles of change.
Benzoin is best used to provide focus and enhance concentration.It is desirable for those seeking a journey into the astral world. Benzoin promotes generosity and can open a closed spirit suffering from selfishness.
Burning Incense Resin: Light the charcoal and place it in your incense holder. Hold the charcoal with tongs. The charcoal will then self-ignite across the surface. When the charcoal starts to go grey around the edges this is the time to add resin