DIY Backflow Incense Burner: 3 Easy Methods(With Pictures)

Backflow incense can create a haunting visual effect when you use it correctly. When you light it, it produces a magical and charming effect of smoke flowing downwards. Although the effect of backflow incense is very engaging, without a backflow incense burner, its viewing effect will be significantly reduced.

In this article, I will introduce 3 easy DIY methods that you can use to make a backflow incense burner at home.

What Material is Backflow Incense Burner?

Backflow Incense Burners are typically made of ceramic material, which is a type of non-metallic and inorganic material that is known for its durability, heat resistance, and ability to retain its shape even after exposure to high temperatures.

Meanwhile, it can also be made of resin, which has a stronger plasticity. With processes such as spray painting and electroplating, the effect can be comparable to that of ceramics.

Most of them are manufactured in various countries, including China, India, and Nepal. However, it is possible that some brands or manufacturers may produce their Backflow Incense Burners in different locations.

Besides buying online, you can also make a unique backflow incense burner at home using simple materials.

Method 1: A Pinecone Backflow Incense Burner

Pinecones are the reproductive organ of a pine tree, which contains the tree’s seeds.

Pinecones are typically brown and cone-shaped, with scales that protect the seeds inside. Pinecones can be found on pine trees in many parts of the world, including North America, Europe, and Asia.

They can also be purchased at craft stores or online.

You wouldn’t expect it, would you? Pinecones, can really be a backflow incense burner?
All you need to do is pick a pinecone of the right shape, light the incense, and place it on the top of the pinecones, the smoke will float down along the scales of the pinecones creating a haunting and peaceful visual effects.

It is worth mentioning that pinecones are also one of the natural ingredients that can be used to make DIY backflow incense cones. We will discuss this in detail in a separate article.

Method 2: A Glass Pot DIY Burner

After finishing the fruit, don’t rush to throw away the glass jar.

You can turn it into a beautiful backflow incense burner with just three simple steps.

First, clean the empty glass jar.

Then, place your favorite flowers or other decorations inside the empty glass jar.


Finally, make a small hole in the lid.

A unique backflow incense burner is now complete. Add a light to the bottom of the jar, and light your backflow incense, are you feeling like you are in a wonderland now?

Method 3:A Orange Peel Incense Burner

If you are butterfingers, and you find pinecones in your region are really hard to get, then this DIY Idea is perfect for you.

First, cut the orange peel in half.

Then, make a small hole in one of the halves.

Finally, use toothpicks to support the two halves of the orange peel.


A simple backflow incense burner is now complete. It’s so easy, but if you want to reuse this backflow incense burner, it may be a bit difficult.

Now that you have learned three methods to make your own backflow incense burner at home, go ahead and give it a try! You can check out our site for more information on how to make natural backflow incense, where I will provide details on ingredients, ratios, and methods.












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