Black Storax Benefits
Turkey and Southwest Asia
Bark of the tree, balsam
Since ancient times Black Storax has been used to calm and relax, it is also said to be of aid for insomniacs. It is burnt to protect against negativity in many magical traditions. It also has sensual, love inspiring qualities.
Burn Black Storax on a lit charcoal, this incense is a heady, floral, warming aroma and blends very well with myrhh, copal, frankinsence, and rose amongst others.
Black Storax resin has been used since the days of ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, it was known in ancient Egypt as 'Miniaki' which translates as "festive fragrance". Phoenician traders treasured it for its wonderful aromatic properties. Black Storax is called for in many medieval and ancient recipes.