Kungyokudo Incense – Kitano Red Plum
60 sticks approx. in paper box (20g)
Made in Japan
Stick length: 13.5cm (5.3″)
Pleasantly fresh, floral a slightly tart, Kitano Red Plum is a soft blend of sandalwood that captures the essence of rich red plum blossoms budding in the midst of snowfall. An elegant scent of early Spring.
Refreshing to start your day, mood changing in the afternoon, relaxing before bed…, incense is for everyday life. Enjoy it at home, bring it with you on a journey, or offer fine incense as a gift to loved ones to mark seasonal occasions.
*Incense holders are available separately. Also recommended to be used with incense ash for an effortless presentation.
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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 420 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.