Incense and Oils for Love Spells

This is a basic list of incense & oils that can be used in rituals and spells for love & friendship.  Fragrances followed by (O) are to be used as oils, the rest can be used as either an incense or an oil.

This chart lists fragrances that are used by a variety of traditions, however nearly any floral scent will work in love spells.

  • Amber
  • Apricot
  • Basil
  • Cardamom (O)
  • Cedar
  • Chamomile
  • Cinnamon
  • Clove
  • Coriander
  • Dragon’s Blood
  • Frangipani
  • Frankincense
  • Gardenia
  • Ginger
  • Honeysuckle
  • Hyacinth
  • Jasmine
  • Juniper
  • Lavender
  • Lemon
  • Lemon Balm
  • Lemon Verbena
  • Lime
  • Musk
  • Neroli (O)
  • Orange
  • Palmarosa (O)
  • Patchouli
  • Peach
  • Peppermint
  • Rose
  • Rose Geranium
  • Rosemary
  • Tulip
  • Vanilla
  • Verbena
  • Vetivert (O)
  • Violet
  • Yarrow
  • Ylang-Ylang

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The following fragrances had very specific ways of being used so I added that information here:

JasmineFor luck in general, especially for matters relating to love (among other things).
MuskFor courage and vitality, can also be used to excite passionate love, promote sexual attraction and intense desire.
PatchouliUsed for attraction and fertility.
RoseFor love and/ or to enhance any love magick.
SpiceA fiery multi-purpose formula that can be used for love (among other things).
StrawberryFor love, luck, and friendship.
VanillaThis scent is reputed to stimulate amorous appetites.


Recommended Brand Names:
  • From Astral Sea: Love, Pan, Aphrodite, Patchouli, Dragon’s Blood, Cinnamon, Vanilla, Amber.
  • From Eye Of The Day: Heartlove Matchless Incense.

Note:  These recommendations date back to when I owned my pagan store (1999-2001).  The recommended brands may have additional fragrances that can also be useful.  Some fragrances may have been discontinued.  Incense and Oils for Love Spells