Kungyokudo Incense – Kitano Red Plum
20g / approx. 60 sticks
Incense Length 13.5cm (5.3″)
Made in Japan
Traditional Japanese incense from Kyoto’s ancient incense provider Kungyokudo: refreshing to start your day, mood changing in the afternoon, relaxing before bed.
Invigorate your room with a fresh scent from Kyoto.
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Pleasantly floral, Kitano Red Plum is inspired by rich red plum blossoms blooming in the midst of snowfall. An elegant scent of early Spring.
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In the third year of Bunroku era (1594), Kungyokudo, a long-established incense company, opened in front of Nishi Honganji temple and they served as an apothecary.
From that time, they have been serving many head temples of each school of Buddhism across Japan.
With more than 400 years history of heritage, Kungyokudo is Japan’s oldest incense supplier which has been making the scent for ceremonies and everyday life of each era.
While keeping the tradition and the unique skills of blending natural fragrances and medicinal plants nurtured over a long period of time, they create gentle scents and experience for the present lifestyle.