Rakuen Incense Coil – Gyoka
Box of 10 incense coils
1 metal coil incense stand (holder) included.
Made in Japan
Incense burn time: 1.5 hours
Single coil size: Φ 5cm
Box size: 8 x 8 x 5cm
(*The small round plate photographed here is not included.)
Rakuen incense produced by Yamadamatsu offers a sophisticated aroma inspired by the flowers and traditions that colour the beautiful four seasons of Japan; spring, summer, autumn and winter.
Gyouka (凝華) depicts Autumn. It delivers a calm, woody and dry scent made from rare aloeswood (also known as jinkoh, agarwood or eaglewood) from the deep forest. With the unique blend of natural spices and herbs, it is less sweet, more earthy. If you already enjoy aloeswood (agarwood) incense, this would be an excellent choice to add to your incense collection.
Aroma: calm, woody, dry
Mood: walking through the coloured forest under the warm autumn sun
Since the incense coil burns for a long time (about 1.5 hours), it is best used in a spot with good airflow, such as an entryway or a large room.
Aloeswood is also known as jin-koh, agarwood, oud, and eaglewood. It presents a complex, visionary aroma like nothing else on Earth. It is a resinous, richly-scented wood found inside the remains of an expired Aquilaria tree. Its wondrous scent is the result of a little-understood decomposition process.
Many compare their first experience with agarwood formulations to noticing luminous new colors in a rainbow, or to hearing a beautiful chord in an exotic tune. It can provide a powerful moment of sensory fulfillment to be forever remembered.
YAMADAMATSU INCENSE-WOOD 山田松香木
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Yamadamatsu has been a respected family business for over 200 years, manufacturing high quality incense from the same unchanged recipe they originated during Japan’s Edo Period.
Introduced to Japan hand in hand with the sweeping influence of Buddhism, the deep rich fragrances of incense came to be used not only during spiritual rituals but also in everyday life, flourishing as a culture beyond its original religious context.
Only a few time tested Japanese incense producers have managed to offer their own unique sensibility to the products they offer. After hundreds of years perfecting their approach to production, Yamadamatsu is recognized as one of the world’s finest producers of quality incense. With such extensive, first-hand knowledge of the history of Japanese incense, Yamadamatsu possesses a uniquely rich understanding of the culture surrounding it and the importance it can hold in our daily lives, and they are happy to share that knowledge with the world.
Before focusing on their unique blends of incense, Yamadamatsu operated as a medicinal pharmacy, processing and purifying incense woods and materials to be offered for their healthful benefits. Today, Yamadamatsu continues to develop proprietary recipes for traditional incense using some of the finest varieties of aloeswood, kyara, and sandalwood.
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