Oedo-Koh Pine Tree incense is a gently refreshing woody scented incense made in Japan by Nippon Kodo.
Pine trees are traditionally associated with luck and longevity and, in old Edo, tended to be planted on roads to watch over travellers. When you burn this incense, you’ll be greeted by the refreshing aroma of gently woody pine – a cleansing fragrance that lifts the spirits.
Like the rest of the products in the Oedo-Koh incense series, the Pine Tree incense was chosen as a fragrance due to its associations with life and culture in old Edo, the Japanese city now known as Tokyo.
The Oedo-Koh Pine Tree incense comes attractively presented in a paulownia wood box, with a small tin incense stick holder, so the sticks can be used straightway. Whether you’re buying this as a gift, or stocking up on your favourite scent, this incense will delight and refresh your body, mind and spirit.
Number of Sticks in Box: 60
Burn Time Per Stick: Approximately 12 Minutes
Net Weight of Incense: Approximately 10g
Length of Sticks: Approximately 56mm Long
Dimensions of Box: 6.7cm Width x 10.2cm Length x 2.2cm Depth
Country of Origin: Japan
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
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