Seiun Gold Aloeswood incense by Nippon Kodo is a Japanese incense with a woody and spicy aroma.
The primary fragrance ingredient in this incense is aloeswood, which is also sometimes known as jinkoh or kyara. Aloeswood is a fragrance that has a strong association with the East and is widely used in Japanese incense products.
The Seiun Gold Aloeswood incense gets its spicy notes from other natural ingredients which include cinnamon, clove and vanilla, and they help add an oriental feel. The woody-spicy fragrance blend evokes a feeling of energy and excitement and it’s something a bit different to a plain aloeswood scent.
The box contains 220 regular incense sticks and is attractively designed.
Number of Sticks in Box: 220
Burn Time Per Stick: Approximately 30 Minutes
Net Weight of Incense: Approximately 96g
Length of Sticks: Approximately 140mm Long
Dimensions of Box: 7.7cm Width x 15.6cm Length x 3.1cm 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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