Recipe: Natural Lavender Incense Sticks

Natural Lavender Incense Sticks

Ingredients and Tools

  • 10-14 dried lavender stems (flowers removed)   
  • 1 Tablespoon saltpeter (potassium nitrate)    
  • 1 cup warm water    


  1. Soak lavender stems (or sage) in a saltpeter and warm water solution for about ½ hour.   
  2. Remove lavender stems and dry completely.    
  3. When lit, the lavender stems will burn like an incense stick.    
From: Mother Nature’s Herbal by Judy Griffin, PhD.
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