Storax Incense

Marbas’ preferred incense is listed as storax. Does anyone know exactly what kind of incense this refers to?

I’ve seen storax used as another name for styrax resin (from Styrax calamitus), and also black storax resin (from Liquidambar orientalis). Which of these is the right one to buy?

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Here are some photos of the two kinds I’ve seen for sale. Anybody have an idea of which is the right one?

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What you’re looking for is Styrax Officinalis. The bad thing about it, is that the real deal of antiquity doesn’t exist anymore and if you find it somewhere its mostly a fraud since the specific tree doesn’t produce resin anymore. There are other styrax you can use, Liquidambar is one of those as its the modern version of the ancient styrax. But also you can use benzoin, its what I’m using and its being accepted by the entities that require styrax. Benzoin is Styrax.

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The first storax is to purify. All about it… Popular in South America culture. Now benzoin is a good incense in italia to atract spirts, morelike greeks, roman etc. Since teyuse roses, lavanda and sweet smelling herbs back there. But its a must have. Benzoin. Never see in black magick. Only to atract spirts.