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Nag Champa Fragrance Oil
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One of the most beloved incense scents in the world, Nag Champa is traditionally a blend of fragrant resins, gums, sandalwood, and champaca. Inspired by this iconic scent, our Nag Champa fragrance oil begins with powdery top notes that flow into warm amber with hints of floral rose and lily of the valley. Sandalwood and patchouli blend with dark musk and woody violet in the base.

Create a relaxing atmosphere and unwind with the aroma of Nag Champa in candles, melts, and reed diffusers. Create soaps, foaming bath butters, and other body pampering products with an alluring incense touch.

This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including patchouli and geranium.

Blends well with: Amber Noir, Smoked Oud, Egyptian Amber, Lavender

Alternative branding ideas: Incense

Suggested colors: Orange, Yellow, Brown

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Fragrance Notes


This product is Candle Safeusage: 3-10%
This product is Soap Safeusage: 3-6%
This product is Lotion Safeusage: 1-2%
This product is Phthalate Free
This product is Diffuser Base Compatibleup to: 15%
Soy Performance
3 of 3
212°F (100°C)
Vanillin Content
2.01% - 5%
This product is not Prop 65 Warning Required
*Usage amounts are recommendations only. Individual usage amounts can vary based on your desired fragrance strength, wax type, soap base, or lotion base. See IFRA certificate for max usage levels. Bottles filled by weight, levels may vary.

Cold Process Soap Performance


Lye Water Temperature 114ºF (45.6°C)
Oil Temperature 114ºF (45.6°C)

We did not experience any acceleration or separation. Overall this fragrance was very easy to work with but noticed the batter came to a light trace quickly but was slow to get to a medium trace. After 24 hours, the soap discolored to yellow and the scent was strong. There was no sign of the soap going through a gel phase. After 30 days, the soap had discolored to brown and the scent remained strong. Due to the discoloration, this would be an ideal fragrance to portion out some of the batter and add titanium dioxide to create some color contrast within the soap.

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Product Reviews

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5 out of 5 Stars.
In love

First time ordering with Candlescience. Order arrived promptly and oils were packaged very well. I’m over the moon with the Nag Champa. The right amount of powdery, florals and light on the Patchouli. IMO, they knocked it out of the park with this blend.

5 out of 5 Stars.
Exactly like Nag Champa

This smells amazing! Nag Champa is one of my favorite incense to light around the house, so I was so surprised when I opened the bottle and it smells exactly like it. The CT and HT did not change the smell or the strength of the fragrance either. Great job on this one!

5 out of 5 Stars.
Good choice for Nag Champa

Not overbearing. Perfect Nag Champa scent. well balanced. clean..

5 out of 5 Stars.
My all time favorite

Honestly this is by far the best scent I’ve gotten from candle science. I keep a vessel for myself and when I run out I just make myself another candle over and over. As soon as I light it it brings a calmness to the room. Please never change this scent!

5 out of 5 Stars.
Warm & Inviting

Great scent that is exactly what I was hoping for. Strong OOB fragrance that carries throughout my entire apartment when making a candle. Used with Palm Wax and the CT hours after curing is just as potent. Will definitely be purchasing more!

4 out of 5 Stars.
Undecided on first attempt...

Honestly I think I'm smelling almost as much powdery scent as Nag Champa. Maybe a hint more powder. I need to spend more time with this one to decide. I am a first time candle maker but this one isn't standing out to me just yet. I will have to do some experimenting before my ultimate conclusion.

5 out of 5 Stars.
Absolutely Love This Scent!

Nag Champa fragrance oil is so good, the cold and hot throws are amazing. I can't keep this candle on our shelves, very popular and sells out quickly! I use this with their Soy 464 wax, and it blends perfectly! I will definitely be purchasing more oil soon! This is the best fragrance for mediating, yoga or manifesting! Such a relaxing scent!

2 out of 5 Stars.
Second time ordering

Not even close this time. What has changed from just a couple months ago?

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CandleScience responded: 2022-06-09

Hi there! Thanks so much for taking a moment to share your review. We're sorry to hear this fragrance smells different from what you expected, and a member of our Customer Support team has reached out to you via email to assist further.

5 out of 5 Stars.

Not sure why it only has four stars, this is the ONLY one I've found that is almost exactly like the incense! And people seem to LOVE it!

2 out of 5 Stars.
Smells Different

I've been buying this scent for a year or so but my most recent bottle smells different then the one from a year ago. I prefer the old one and my customers do too.

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CandleScience responded: 2022-05-26

Hi there Ashley! Thanks so much for taking time to leave your review. We're so sorry to hear that your most recent order smells differently from what you've come to expect, and a member of our Customer Support team is reaching out via email to further assist.