Morning Star Patchouli Incense
Patchouli can sometimes be perceived as being a strong and woody fragrance, but the Morning Star Patchouli incense has a woody, earthy aroma with a hint of sweetness in it. It’s not an aroma that’s overpowering, but instead has a sense of subtlety to it.
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. These are useful if you are not concerned about the surface the sticks are burning on.
- Available in a box of 50 sticks, or box of 200
- Each Box Includes a Small Ceramic Incense Holder
- Burn Time Per Stick is Approximately 30 Minutes
- Each Stick is Roughly 12cm in Length
- Country of Origin is Vietnam (Made by Nippon Kodo's factory based in Vietnam)
How to Use: Light the tip of the incense stick until it flames. Once the tip is glowing, carefully blow out the flame. Fix into appropriate holder on a heat resistant surface.
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 Here: The History of Japanese Incense
Staff Review by Brett Almond
Patchouli I have noticed is one of those smells that can split opinions. Those that like it often seem to love it! The rich, warm, grounding, sweet, musky richness can be completely captivating. This incense from Morning Star does the job very nicely actually and managed to avoid the smell being overbearing. The smoke is rich and fragrant and is also unmistakeable as patchouli.
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