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What is your favorite type of incense?

Asked by ninja_man (1133points) August 28th, 2012

What incense is favorite?
Brand?
Scent?
Cones, powder, or sticks?

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YARNLADY's avatar

I am way too sensitive to smoke to use any kind of incense. I prefer to bake cookies or bread for a good smelling house. I occasionally simmer apples in cinnamon. Everyone in my house loves the smell of onions being fried, so I do that at least once a week.

ccrow's avatar

Whichever kind my computer likes:-)
Sometimes I simmer spices on the stove to put a nice smell in the house- cinnamon, cloves, that sort of thing.

thorninmud's avatar

This is the best I’ve found. Very refined traditional Japanese incense. I especially like the aloeswood formulations. They’re very thin little sticks of pure incense (no bamboo at the core).

janedelila's avatar

@thorninmud nice. I know this kind. I prefer the Nag Champa. I even searched far and wide for the essential oil component, and found it to wear and put in my shampoo. Creative Imports has the best I’ve found.

bookish1's avatar

Nag Champa is a good go-to, but my favorite brand is Gonesh Sticks.

@YARNLADY : Haha, I fry onions at least once a day on average. My apartment always smells like that!

YARNLADY's avatar

@bookish1 Oh, I would, but I try to avoid fried foods.

Seek's avatar

I couldn’t tell you the name, because I don’t read hindi, but there’s a sandalwood scented one at the Indian grocery where I buy the henna for my hair. I just love it. It comes in sticks and cones. I find the sticks the easiest, because I can tamp them out if I just want a little scent. The eucalyptus one is great, too.

ninja_man's avatar

@Seek_Kolinahr I’ll have to check out the local natural food co-op and see if they might have anything like that!

silky1's avatar

I like the brand Gonesh,. The sticks are my personal favorite and my scent is Oil and Spices.

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