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What Incense to Use When Working With Nyx? (& How)

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Written by: Tina Caro

Do you feel connected with Nyx and want to strengthen your bond with the archetypal goddess? Did you know that you can do it using incense? Keep reading this article to know which incense for Nyx will help you honor her, let her energy guide you, and support you throughout your practice and life! Let’s begin.


When working with Nyx, the Greek primordial goddess of night, you can choose incense that aligns with her characteristics.

Options like Frankincense can help establish a connection with her mystical nature, while Myrrh creates a sacred atmosphere for her profound energies.

Night-blooming flower incense symbolizes her association with the night, and Lavender promotes introspection and connection with the calming qualities of the night.

Additionally, moon incense blends designed for moon rituals may incorporate fragrances aligning with Nyx’s connection to the night and celestial powers.

Approach Nyx with respect and an understanding of her symbolism within your tradition.

Who is Nyx?

Nyx is a goddess of the night, the mother of sleep, dreams, and the pleasures of love, but also of Thànatos, death. If you want to learn more about Nyx, check out this article!

Nyx, Night Goddess, Gustave Moreau, 1880

Other choices of incense when working with Nyx

*I found the best quality incense on Etsy. I wasn’t happy with what I found on Amazon! I also suggest that you check what local shops nearby have in stock.

Choose whichever one you prefer!


You can buy them on Etsy

The unmistakable scent of jasmine incense is the best antidote for stress. It is a fragrance known for its calming power which is released at night, making it the perfect plant for embracing sleep, relaxation, and the magick of the night.

As witches, we find that the jasmine incense burned in the room before going to bed favors mediumistic dreams, brought on propitiously the returns of money and prosperity. Some testimonies show that meditating under the influence of jasmine scent helps to alter consciousness and have lucid dreams and experience some astral projection.


You can buy them on Etsy

Peppermint incense is universally recognized for its fresh and stimulating flavor. Perhaps not everyone knows that mint is indicated as a remedy for stress and to help you focus when trying to enhance your psychic abilities to explore the realm of dreams and its powers. In addition, menthol is considered a cure-all for when you can’t sleep on hot summer nights.

What is Peppermint Essential Oil Used For? [Let’s Explore]


This Mexican dream incense is the most famous oneiric incense. It often induces a state of lucid dreaming in which one is conscious but asleep and can wander with the mind. Wild absinthe is also used traditionally; it enhances the intensity of dreams and makes it easier to remember them when you wake up.

Uzara has a strong sedative effect that promotes sleep and is an ingredient in the mysterious “ubulawu” elixir.

*I tried to find this one on Etsy, but I couldn’t find them… So let me know if there’s any reliable online shop selling them! 🙂

Why should I use incense for Nyx?

You should use incense for Nyx to create a welcoming environment for her to connect with you and let her energy find its way to you. You can add these incenses to your magickal works!

Let’s see when to use incenses and which is best for each practice!

To relax and sleep

If you are struggling with insomnia, jasmine is the perfect incense for you to burn to create a soothing atmosphere and to get ready to summon Nyx. She can help you find your way back into the night and its rejuvenating, relaxing energies.


Also read:
What Incense will Help you Sleep Better? (& How To Do It)
3 Fast Sleep Spells [Fight Insomnia & Have Nicer Dreams]

To have lucid dreams

If you are looking for a way to experience some lucid dreams, you might need to relax firstly with jasmine incense. Then, use peppermint the morning after to meditate and remember all you can about your dreams.

If you have a dream journal, use peppermint incense to prepare a great, fruitful environment to journal and focus even on the tiniest details.

Also read:
Does your Spirit Leave When you Sleep? [OBE Explained]

When to use them?

Make sure you use the incense for Nyx at night so it can synchronize with Nyx’s energy and her deep connection with the night.

Right before bed is just fine but of course you can also burn it before casting a spell. If you can burn it on a Monday, the day related to the Moon and its night energy or during a night of full or new moon.

How to use incense?

It is very simple. Nothing fancy. You just light the incense and let it burn while you spend your time committing to your practice or chanting a prayer for Nyx.

Sticks or grains?

Use whichever you prefer! Their energy is basically the same; the only thing changing is their format. Choose what feels like the best format for you.

Do I need a burner?

If you are going to use grains yes, an incense burner is a useful and important tool to burn your grains safely. However, if you use an incense stick, you only need an incense holder and are ready to go!

A prayer to chant while using incense for Nyx

You can chant these words out loud, if you want, to let the incense for Nyx enhance the energy between the two of you so you can absorb the vibes and the magic of the Goddess.

You can also recreate your prayer if you like. I highly recommend that you to do so!

“Mighty Nyx
Goddess of the night
Let me join the dark side of the energy
Let me be blessed by the night vibes
Unveil its mysteries
Unveil its magic
Let me connect with the dream real and with the psychic abilities only the night can bring
I bow to you
So be it”

Also read:
A Powerful Prayer for Lucid Dreams [5 Min Chant]
A Powerful Prayer for Mind Cleansing [5 Min Chant]
A Powerful Prayer for Psychic Abilities [5 Min Chant]
What Incense to Use When Working With Morrigan? (& How)
What Incense to Use When Working With Lilith? (& How)

How to get rid of sticks after a session is done?

When you are done using incense for Nyx you can dispose of the ashes in two ways: you can blow them outside into the night or you can bury them in a field to let the incense get back to earth. Do what feels like the best option for you. This is your practice, don’t forget that!

Where can you buy incense for Nyx?

If you have a trusted herbalist nearby, you can ask them for some guidance. Usually, herbalists love to share their knowledge and, in some cases, they are witches too! You can buy incense for Nyx whenever you want but make sure the incenses are high quality or else they may not work properly and can negatively affect your health.

Online, you can find great products and many different brands offering incense for Nyx, but be wise!

Read the product’s description, check previous clients’ reviews and feedback about the brand and then try to learn more about how they create their incenses and if the material and ingredients used are natural and raw.

Tina Caro

Tina Caro is a witch with more than 10 years of experience, a yogi, an astrologer, and a passionate supporter of all things holistic! She’s also an owner of the website Magickal Spot where she discusses a variety of her favorite topics.

Magickal Spot has helped thousands of readers worldwide, and she’s personally worked with hundreds of clients and helped them manifest desires to have a happier and more abundant life.

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