How to burn powder incense with charcoal?

How to burn powder incense with charcoal?

First, you will need to gather your supplies. You will need:


-Powder incense

-Charcoal disk

-Lighter or matches

-Fireproof surface



Next, light your charcoal disk using a lighter or matches. Once it is lit, let it burn for a few minutes until it is glowing red.


Then, place your powder incense onto the fireproof surface. Carefully sprinkle a small amount of the incense onto the lit charcoal disk.

Do not put too much on at once, as this can cause the incense to smoke excessively.


Watch as the powder incense begins to burn and release its fragrance into the air.

Enjoy your homemade incense!


Related: How to burn Incense: a complete guide

incense powder how to use

If you're new to using an incense burner, then you may be wondering how to use Chinese incense powder.

Here's a quick guide:


1. Start by placing your Chinese incense burner Kit on a heat-resistant surface.


2. Then, add a small amount of Chinese incense powder to the burner.


3. Next, light a charcoal disc and place it on top of the powder.


4. Finally, wait for the disc to heat up and start producing smoke.

Enjoy your Chinese incense experience!



If you've ever used a Powder Incense Burner Brass Kit, you may have noticed a white powdery substance in the burner.

This substance is called "smoke powder" and is used to help create the smoldering effect necessary for incense burning.


Smoke powder is made from a variety of ingredients, including potassium nitrate, sulfur, charcoal, and sometimes saltpeter.

When this mixture is placed in the burner, it ignites and creates smoke that helps carry the scent of the incense into the air.

This is a difficult question to answer, as it depends on how the incense powder is stored. If it is stored in a cool, dry place, it can last for many years.

However, if it is stored in a humid or damp environment, it will not last as long.

Generally speaking, incense powder should be used within one year of purchase.

Related: can you use regular incense cones into backflow?

how to burn powder incense without charcoal ?

If you're looking for a quick and easy way to enjoy the benefits of powder incense without having to use charcoal, then this method is for you!

All you need is a heat-safe dish and a small candle.


First, light your candle and let it burn for a few minutes to create a pool of melted wax.

Then, carefully sprinkle your desired amount of powder incense into the wax.

Be sure to leave enough room for the powder to spread out and not pile up in one spot.


Now, simply wait for the powder to catch fire. You may need to gently blow on it to help get things started.

Once the powder is engulfed in flames, blow out the candle and enjoy the beautiful scent of your burning incense.


As always, be sure to exercise caution when working with fire.

Never leave burning incense unattended and always make sure your work area is well-ventilated.

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