Everything You Need to Know About Japanese Incense - Chai Bunny

Everything You Need to Know About Japanese Incense

You best believe we will be stocking Chai Bunny with some Japanese Incense, it's one of our favorite things. So, here's some things to know. 

Japanese incense has a subtler scent and are less smoky than their Indian incense counterparts.

Because their core isn't bamboo, the fragrance you enjoy is that of pure incense rather than the smoke of a wooden base and you get a cleaner burn.

Kodo is the Japanese art of appreciating incense.

"Ten Virtues of Ko" compiled in the 16th century, is a traditional listing of the physical & psychological benefits derived from the proper and correct use of quality incense.

  1. It brings communication with the transcendent.
  1. It refreshes the mind and body.
  1. It removes impurity.
  1. It Brings Alertness.
  1. It is a companion in solitude.
  1. In the midst of busy affairs, it brings a moment of peace.
  1. When it is plentiful, one never tires of it.
  1. When there is little, still one is satisfied.
  1. Age does not change its efficacy.
  1. Used every day, it does no harm.
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