Herb of the Week — Ravenhawk’s Magickal Products

Herb of the Week: Benzoin This week’s herb is Benzoin Benzoin Gum-Styrax benzoin common names: Ben, Benjamin, Gum Benzoin, Siam Benzoin, Siamese Benzoin Gender: masculine, Element: Air, Planet: Sun, Benzoin is a balsamic resin. Normally the trees do not produce it or any substance analogous to it, but the infliction of a wound sufficiently severe … Continue reading Herb of the Week — Ravenhawk’s Magickal Products

Samhain Incense and Oils — Ravenhawks’ Magickal Mystical Places

Incense and oils you can use any of the following scents, either blended together or alone: Cedar, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, Ginger, Lavender, Lime, Mint, Myrrh, Orange, Sagebrush, Sandalwood, Copal, mastic resin, benzoin, sweetgrass, wormwood, mugwort, sage, or patchouli. numbers = part= teaspoon, tablespoon or cup measure Simple Psychic Protection Incense Frankincense 1/4, Oregano 1/2, Lovage 1/4, […] … Continue reading Samhain Incense and Oils — Ravenhawks’ Magickal Mystical Places

Essential Oils for Samhain and Halloween

Essential Oils for Samhain and Halloween Cedar, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, Ginger, Lavender, Lime, Mint, Myrrh, Orange, Sage, Sandalwood, Benzoin, Patchouli, Pine, and Melissa. Scent your area for the season and create a "spooky" attraction by placing a charcoal that is used for burning incense in a fireproof container, [cauldron, bowl] light the charcoal and drop a … Continue reading Essential Oils for Samhain and Halloween

Mabon: Notions Potions and More

Incense to celebrate Autumn Equinox/ Mabon ingredients may be measured by teaspoon or tablespoon depending on how much you want to create so 4 parts of Lavender could be 4 teaspoons or 4 tablespoons. Peace and Protection Incense 4 parts Lavender 3 parts Thyme 2 parts Vervain 3 parts Basil 1 part Frankincense Rue 1 … Continue reading Mabon: Notions Potions and More

Benzoin

Benzoin essential oil is a thick resinous oil native to the Styrax benzoin tree of the Stryracaceae family in Sumatra, Thailand and Java. Beneficial for calming nerves, aiding circulation and relieving respiratory disorders benzoin has traditionally been a classic ingredient in incense. Benzoin is widely used as a fixative in perfumes today. The aroma is … Continue reading Benzoin