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Natural Japanese Incense

The traditional natural Japanese mixtures consist of a variety of herbs, woods, tree barks, resins, mosses and spices. The first fragrance recipes were recorded already 1000 years ago. Their aim was to purify places, evoke a contemplative atmosphere and deepen the harmony between man and nature.

The Traditional Japanese Production of Incenses

The incenses are produced in the traditional Japanese way, handed down by a line of family generations. The basic ingredient of incenses is the subtropical wood Persea together with white and red sandalwood. All single ingredients are crushed into a smooth blend and then mixed with water. The originated paste is pressed through small circular holes to create long thin strings that are cut, dried and laid down for a couple of months to become mature. The period of maturation in dry areas is essential for the development of rich flowery fragrances.

Collection of Fine Japanese Fragrances

Hikali Koh and Kenmei Do are a collection of the finest fragrances prepared according to traditional recipes of the best Japanese masters of incenses that take us into the world of art and poetry, scenic nature, beautiful gardens and temples of the Japanese culture and awaken us to a natural sense of humility and loftiness.