Incense Fragrances and their Uses

Incense Properties

We stock a large range of Incense in our store Carpe Diem with Remi.

Incense aligns the area in which it is burned with ambiance & is a beautiful mood setter, raising the energy to desired levels.  Use incense when meditating to achieve focus, calm & to tune in with higher energies e.g. Angels & Guides.  Incense may be used when cleansing spaces to purify the area.  Each blend or flavor of incense has a specific use.

Here are some common uses for specific incenses:

  • Amber - Knowledge & Study, Meditation & use to delve back into the past. Illness.
  • Cedarwood - Power. Use when you need strength.
  • Cinnamon - Passion, aphrodisiac, raises energy to high Frankincense - Calm &  peace. Relieves stress and anxiety. Ends conflicts & arguments, re-establishing a friendship that has ended due to conflicts, brings peace & resolution to warring factions. Alleviates tense situations. Use when meditating & for ritual work.
  • Dragons Blood - Use in rituals involving love, protection & exorcism. Burn for consecration, protection & good luck. Courage
  • Frangipani - Psychic work & restores peace & harmony with its soothing vibrations.
  • Frankincense - Releases powerful positive vibrations & drives away negativity. Use for purification, spiritual growth, meditation.  Anxiety & depression. Use to bless a new home, room addition or new member to a family including a baby.
  • Frankincense & Myrrh - powerful combination that is used for spirituality, healing, protection
  • Ginger - Desire, base chakra energy.
  • Green Tea -Money, courage & strength.
  • Jasmine - Love, inner beauty, happiness & peace, promotes friendship. Used in love and wealth rituals. An aphrodisiac.
  • Lavender - Spiritual Healing, tranquillity, higher consciousness, releases energy blockages, eases tension especially headaches.  Promotes sleep and peacefulness.
  • Lemongrass -Enhances psychic abilities.
  • Lotus - Mental clarity, increased focus, heightened intelligence. Ideal for meditation.
  • Musk - Restores balance, re-aligns one’s energies, protects, removes negativity, stimulates self confidence, enhances determination.
  • Myrrh - Heavenly attributes used to elevate one’s spiritual consciousness.  Purifies & amplifies intentions.  Was used in the temple of Isis. Meditation & contemplation. Banishes negativity, protects & releases. Use while reading tarot cards or scrying to enhance your natural intuition.
  • Nag Champa - Nag Champa is a sacred incense used to purify or sanctify an area. Use for all things spiritual eg meditation, seeking spiritual enlightenment, preparing a room for spiritual group work.
  • Neroli - Beauty, luck, fidelity &  attracts romance & love. Increases sexual magnetism. Peace
  • Opium - Dreams, sleep, use when you want to have prophetic dreams. 
  • Patchouli - Happiness & joy bringer. Use in love, money & prosperity rituals. Use as a fertility talisman. Courage. Luck.
  • Rose - Love & desire, use when wanting to attract or keep love around you. Use in love, luck, grief & healing rituals. Peace.
  • Rosemary - Emits powerful cleansing & purifying vibrations. One of the oldest incenses. Use in love, healing and mental rituals. Stimulates memory & clarity.
  • Sandalwood - Purifies, sanctifies any area & creates a sacred space when used. Spiritual awareness, meditation, psychic development.
  • Strawberry - Love & luck
  • Vanilla - Mental thought, intelligence, mental ability. Use when studying.
  • Vetivert - Burn to break curses, protects from sorcery & anyone who wishes you ill.
  • White Sage - Use to purify & protect objects, places & people. Use when reading cards or oracles to enhance intuition.
  • Ylang Ylang - Soothes anger that comes from frustration. Also used to treat depression & other stress related disorders.
  • We specialize in Incense and always burn 2 fragrances together before opening the doors to the store in the mornings, to set the energy for the day.

    Brands we stock are

    • Satya Sai Baba Nag Champa
    • Spiritual Guide
    • Spiritual Sky
    • Hem Hex, Cones, XL
    • Sandesh Hex, Cones, XL
    • PPure Sai Baba 15 gram flat pack
    • Green Tree 15 gram flat pack
    • Nandita 15 gram flat pack
    • New Moon
    • Goloka Organic and Aromatherapy ranges
    • Shoyeido Angelic, Jewel and Daily Incense ranges
    • Sensing Spirit by Mitchell Coombes
    • Tulasi Sandalwood
    • Bic Elephant Sandalwood in the pink foil packet
    • Golden Nag Agarbathi range
    • Morning Star Japanese Incense with no stick, pure incense