Use Koh * at home when you have company or family gatherings, or while you listen to music, read, or wish to relax or meditate. Use Koh anywhere and on any occasion. The elegant fragrance will create a mood of tranquility, peace of mind, and will relax the spirit and body.
* Translated Koh means "high quality incense" in Japanese.
Morning star has been a consistent worldwide best selling incense for Nippon Kodo for over 30 years. The Morning Star range has many different aromas and each packet comes with a very small ceramic tile (as can be seen in the photo), in which a stick can be supported while burning. They are useful if you are not concerned about the surface the sticks are burning on.
Number of sticks: Approximately 50 sticks
Stick length: Approximately 12 cms each
Burn time per stick: About 30 minutes
Country of Origin: Components are from Japan. Manufactured in Hong Kong.
More About Nippon Kodo Incense
The Japanese incense company, Nippon Kodo, was founded over four centuries ago and originally began by producing high quality incense for the Emperor of Japan. The company has continued to thrive ever since, now accounting for more than 50% of the entire incense industry in Japan. The company have a great philosophy about the importance of celebrating incense and recognise that, although many people simply love the ability of incense to fragrance a room, for others, their use comes down to spiritual and religious traditions. In fact, Nippon Kodo say that, through the production of their traditional Japanese incense they aim to, ‘cherish the ancient traditions and values’. The ingredients of Nippon Kodo incense are all high quality and are sourced from around the world. Experts help locate and harvest the rare aromatic woods, natural gums, resins and other ingredients used to make their incense. Once acquired, the ingredients are processed by hand, and by machine, in their eight factories in Japan and Hong Kong.
More About Japanese Incense
Japanese incense (speaking in general terms) is refined, pure, light smoke and rich in natural ingredients such as sandalwood. They don't usually have the thin wooden stick centre that is often found in Indian and other incense sticks. They are normally pure incense right the way through the stick. They are often designed with meditation in mind. Due to the high quality manufacturing processes the incense goes through they can be a little bit more expensive than other incense on the market.
To find out more read:
The History of Japanese Incense
Staff Review by Brett Almond
I am partial to the odd cup of Green Tea. But as an incense, I wasn’t really sure what to expect! As, surprising as you might find it, I have never actually removed the green tea leaves from the tea bags and set fire to them! :) So let me have a look now after a stick has been burning for a couple of minutes...
Oh, wow, quite potent on first smell. Rich, and oh my Goodess, it is really reminiscent of the smell of green tea after it has been brewed. Ie not the burning of the actual green tea leaves, but the smell of the actual boiled tea. That’s actual quite clever, and I am a little impressed! I never really thought I would want to burn a Green Tea Incense stick but it’s actually quite pleasant. A little bit sweet, fresh, while being quite mellow in other ways, while retaining a tang of, well, green tea! Who’d have thought it?
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