Do you do meditation or perhaps yoga? Having an Incense Cone might be a good idea, even if you don’t do yoga or meditation – if you simply want your room to have a pungent aromatic fragrance, incense cones are for you! It is crafted from a combination of essential oils and powder which provides the aroma that you truly want. Incense cones with the hole underneath are also known as backflow cones are mostly used for Backflow Incense Burners. However, some people have a little trouble with how to light their incense cones for it is pretty difficult to stay lit and it produces a lot of heat. It’s important to learn the right steps on how to light incense cones to ensure safety and to avoid danger.
No worries! In this article, we’ll teach you step by step on how to light, use and put out your backflow incense cones.
1-Hold the Incense Cone Using a Heat-Proof Container
Remember to make sure that you put your container far from flammable objects such as paper or curtains.
2-Make Sure that the Cone Is Pointing Upwards When You Place It In the ContainerFirst, set up the heatproof container that you chose and make sure that the point is facing upwards. Also, since there is sand on the bottom, place the bottom of the cone evenly with the sand to avoid the cone falling over.
3-Light the Tip of the Cone Using a Lighter or a Match
4-Wait Until the Tip Turns On an Orange Glow
5-Blow Some Air to the Cone Gently for the Flame Must Be Completely Out
You can also know that the flame is completely out when the orange glow starts to give off an aromatic scent.
PUTTING OUT BACKFLOW INCENSE CONES
Once lit, it is difficult to put out a backflow incense cone and keep it for use at a later time.
The best way to put out a cone that has not been fully burnt is to immerse it into a cup of water. Just note though that once you do this, you will have to discard the cone, it cannot be used again.Lastly, You Can Now Enjoy Your Incense Cone for About 10-20 Minutes
After all the important steps that you finished, your incense cone will start doing its job in giving off a pungent fragrance in your room. You can now enjoy it for about 10-20 minutes while doing your yoga, meditation, or by simply wanting your room to smell amazing.
The incense cone will burn down its entire cone, don't panic if it gives off a lot of smoke, it's normal because incense cones produce more smoke than other types of incense.
Did you learn something in this article? I hope you do because a calming and fragrant room must also ensure safety.