Bakhoor, is the Arabic name given to woodchips/ bricks soaked in fragrant oils These scented woodchips/bricks are burned in incense burners to perfume the home and clothing with a rich thick smoke. This is used specifically on special occasions like weddings or on Fridays or generally just to perfume the house. The bukhoor is usually burned in a mabkhara, a traditional incense burner (censer) also known as Bakhoor Burner.
Rose of damascus, Perfume sugar, saffron, agarwood, cardamom, jasmine, patchouli,
Sandalwood from mysore, oudh powder musk, amber, vetiver, vanilla & labdanum.
HOW TO BURN BAKHOOR
Take a piece of charcoal and heat a corner of it with a small flame (lighter/cooker), for about 60 seconds until it becomes red hot.
Be very careful not to burn yourself (handle with metal tongs or similar instrument). Do not let hot charcoal touch skin.
Place hot piece of charcoal in incense burner or suitable metal dish.
Wait for 2 minutes, then sprinkle small amount of bakhoor incense onto hot charcoal.
Sit back as beautiful fragrance fills the room and the whole house.
The bakhoor weaves together an aromatic bouquet of raw materials such as sandalwood, frankincense and mixture of the essence of oudh, sandalwood, amber, rose etc.It is truly heavenly.