Kyphi is the greek version of the Egyptian word kp-t (kapet), most probably meaning incense, temple incense or offering. Many of these incense recipes have been documented by Greek historians to various degrees of accuracy over the past millennia. This recipe is a modern day reconstruction of some of them, namely a recipe from temples of Ra and a recipe dedicated to the Egyptian goddess of healing and perfume Nefertem, to whom I have dedicated this blend.
This particular Kyphi incense blend consists originally of eight wet ingredients (including dates, raisins, wine, honey, lotus and waterlily oils) and fourteen dry ingredients (including frankincense, myrrh, mastix, saffron, sandalwood, dragon’s blood and storax).
The original dry kyphi meant for offerings and burning at altars has been adapted to liquid form using the same ingredients (except dates, raisins and wine), to create a fragrant all natural essential oil blend and transformed into a beautiful oriental, sweet and resinous perfume with floral notes and honey-resin base.
• This listing is for a botanical perfume in 30% concentration in an alcohol base, based on our original essential oil blend •
*Sample - alcohol base, unless requested otherwise
*Spray - alcohol base
*roll-on - oil base
*drop pump - oil base
These perfumes are made exclusively with natural ingredients of the highest quality - pure and rare essential oils, absolutes and hand-extracted tinctures and infusions created by me in my workshop.