How To Use Backflow Incense Burner


A properly lit backflow incense cone emits a pleasant scent in a room. The captivating scent can drift you to sleep faster and also uplift your moods. In addition to the charming fragrance, it also completes the decoration of your meditation or bedroom. Unlike the usual cones, those employing the backflow technology cascades the smoke downwards in a waterfall like way. Hence creating a beautiful scene.

But, only if you lit the incense cone rightly and position it accordingly. So, how do you use it?


Steps to Lighting the Backflow Incense Burner

Remember the burner use only the specially designed cones called backflow cones. The cones have the predrilled holes at their center.

1. Choose your choice

These burners exist in different designs and colors. Choose the design bearing the shape of an animal or scenery that pleases you. It could be one that blends with your room environment. After which choose the backflow cone that matches that burner.

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2. How to hold the cone

Hold the cone in one hand the lighter in the other hand. To give you the right position of lighting it, tilt the cone sideways slightly. It makes lighting it very simple

3. Lighting the cone

With the cone still tilted sideways, ignite the lighter and bring it towards the pointed end of the cone. Then hold it briefly for about 5 to 10 seconds. When it starts to glow, detach the lighter and switch it off.

4. Should it burn with a flame or glow?

At first, the cone will burn with a flame for seconds. Then eventually the fame will go off giving way to a glow. But if the flame doesn’t go off, then blow it or fan it off.

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Positioning the cone on the burner

For the smoke to go down the burner it must sit appropriately on the burner. If you turn the cone upside down, you will notice a hole drilled at the center. Likewise, on the burner, there is also a predrilled hole. Let the hole on the cone rest on top of the hole on the burner. Only in such a manner will the burner emit the smoke trailing downwards.

Where to Place the Backflow Burner

Where to Place the Backflow Burner

Ideally, it should be lit in a calm indoor environment. For example bedroom, living room or best still the yoga room. The still air environment lets the cone burn for the longest time possible. At the same time, it doesn’t interfere with the downward flow of the smoke.

With that said, follow the below tips to find the correct place for the burner.

Away from open windows

Nearness to open windows will let in the air directly and fan the glowing cone. Let it be as far as possible from the room opening.

Rest it on a stable ground

Most burners are made of ceramic material. Meaning they are very fragile. So put it in a place where it won’t trip off and fall. Preferably rest it on the cemented floor. In addition, keep off high traffic areas where someone can knock it down and break it into pieces. At the same time keep away children and pets.

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Not near clothes or curtains

Keep in mind that you are dealing with fire. Let it not sit close to hanging clothes or curtains. Hanging clothes directly above it risk catching fire or clothing getting contaminated by the oily smoke.

You need fresh air too

Although you don’t need the windy atmosphere, you require fresh air. Therefore it is important to let in some fresh air into your room. And when you are through with the exercise, you’ll need the room to breathe fresh air again.

Extinguish any leftover cone before discarding it

Prior to throwing away any remaining cone, extinguish it properly before disposal.

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The backflow incense burner presents a decorative feature. The downward trend of the smoke is visually appealing. The scent and the smoke have the effect of sending you to sleep sooner than you can imagine. Sure it’s true; don’t just read about it, you should try it yourself!

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Last Modified: 10/16/2018 11:18:42 AM