Kungyokudo Incense Sachet – Kitano Red Plum
4.5cm x 5.5cm
Incense sachet in linen pouch with silk tussel
Made in Japan
Traditional Japanese incense sachet from Kyoto’s ancient incense maker Kungyokudo. Filled with fragrance derived from Kyoto, this little pouch is made from handwoven hemp and a silk tassel.
Store in closets or letterboxes and enjoy a subtle scent of sweetness.
Keep one in your bag or inside the car to always travel with a fresh scent of Japan.
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Pleasantly floral, 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.
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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.