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Incense Making 101

Incense in a staple tool for almost every religion and spiritual practice. Whether used as offering or a ritual aid, burnable smoke blends are recognized for their power to reach beyond the physical world. The ability to craft custom incense blends is an indepensible tool in any practitioner's toolbox.

Come explore the world of incense in this practical, hands-on workshop!

Some topics we'll be covering include:

- A brief look at the common magical applications of incense burning

- How to choose herbs and resins for your blend

- The roles of each part of a complete incense recipe

- A hands-on introduction to common tools used for making incense.

Each student will participate in making an incense blend as a group, and will recieve a half ounce to take home!


Melissa Madara is a co-owner at Catland, a folk witch & an herbalist. Her work deals with the healing power of storytelling, divination, and mastery of the natural world. She is a teacher at Catland Books and numerous other metaphysical spaces in NYC, and available for herbal consultations, tarot, and spellwork questions by appointment.

Earlier Event: July 3
Yoga for Witches
Later Event: July 6
Open Garden Hours