Sennight Incenses

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Seven incenses comprise the entire “palette”—by focusing on the deity of each star in turn, these incenses enable purposes such as protection, romance, success, travel, justice, passages, and divination.

A recent customer commented:
“How might I purchase the whole variety—I am totally enraptured by the solar one?”

To order a sennight suite of incenses, visit One Witch’s Cottage Etsy shop.

  • OWC-SolarSuccessSolar Success
    Sun-day, Sonn-tag, generosity, growth, expansion, success… 
    Apollo’s sacred laurel and valuable frankincense harmonize powerfully, making Sol, or Helios shine powerfully through this blend.
  • OWC-SereneSightSerene Sight
    Moon-day, lun-di, second sight, psi, dreams, emotions, visions, change…
    Selene’s eerie light empowers artemisia and fragrant herbs, imbued with ancient copal and natural scents.
  • OWC-TyrTriumphTyr Triumphant
    Tyr’s-day, mar-di, valor, struggle, defense, challenge, victory…
    Vigor & vitality exude from Ares’ sphere of influence; sharp, vivid herbs pair with resins rich and sweet.
  • OWC-HeraldHermesHeraldic Hermes
    Woden’s-day, mercre-di, trade, travel, messages, diplomacy, marketing…
    Memnosyne’s rosemary, blended with quicksilver sharp herbs, enriched with Hermaphroditc balance of resins.
  • OWC-JovialJusticeJovial Justice
    Thor’s-day, jeu-di, leadership, success, judgement, thunder, merriment
    Frankincense, valued as gold, underlies the Jovian richness of sharp sage, sacred spices, and fragrant woods. 
  • OWC-FascFreyaFascinating Freya
    Freya’s-day, vendre-di, courtship, charisma, allure, elegance, pleasure…
    Aphrodite’s sacred rose enhances herbs and spices in this blend, underlain with the richness of amber and delicacy of orris.
  • OWC-CronosCycleCronos Cycle
    Saturn’s-day, harvest, conclusion, renewal, achievement, cycles, justice…
    Osiris’ funereal myrrh renews this solemn seasonal mixture, while intense herbs balance with subtle scents.
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Sennight Starry Incences…pure, natural, magically charged.

About Sennight Incenses

The incenses created at One Witch’s Cottage have few ingredients:

  • organically grown or responsibly wild–crafted dried herbs—leaf, flower, root, fungus
  • responsibly harvested plantation–grown or wild–crafted plant and tree resins
  • naturally occurring and responsibly mined fossil resin

Those ingredients not grown here at the Cottage are sourced through a socially responsible firm which evaluates and analyzes its source suppliers. Those are the physical ingredients…

Further ingredients are as much metaphysical  as physical:

  • radiant energy of the wandering stars—Sol, Luna, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn
  • magical energy of witchcraft—of Wiccan tradition, of alchemical practice, of intention & will

Why does this matter? Loose or powder incense today all too often contains a mere trace of essential (natural) or fragrance (synthetic) oil, a dot of powdered resin, and a very great deal of flammable filler—balsa, cedar, or fir sawdust, possibly some inexpensive herbal ingredient, and commonly dyed various vivid hues. It generally includes a healthy dose of noxious saltpeter (potassium or sodium nitrate). They burn, they sparkle, they are colored, and they often smell fine. Magical? not so much.

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