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Aug 11

Some basics about Japanese incense ingredients

We are very happy that you enjoyed our previous e-visit at our Kohgen Store in Nagoya on our blog! (If you haven`t read it yet, you can find it -> here!) This time we would like to introduce a bunch of basic and interesting information about Japanese incense ingredients in general. Let`s get started!   Do you know …

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Dec 18

Aloeswood

In Japan, Aloeswood is believed to be a sacred and important. It is one of the most distinguished ingredients of Japanese incense. During the Kamakura period (1185-1333), Japanese began to use various fragrant woods such to prepare incense. It was used in a recreational way while others were used in the most important of religious ceremonies. …

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