Incenses Recommended in April

Hello Incense Lovers!

This time we would like to introduce the incenses we picked up as recommended this month.

We hope that everyone will find some new fragrances or brands you have never tried yet!

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  1. Kohgen Original Incense, Japanese Fragrances Hinoki, 100 sticks


This is an original item of our Kohgen store and belongs to Japanese Fragrances range. Sticks are in an easy-to-use tube and emit pleasant, calming aroma of Japanese Hinoki Cypress. It has a refreshing fragrance, created on a Sandalwood base with natural Hinoki (Japanese Cypress) oil added in.

[Read more on Kohgen World]

2. Takaoka copperware, Folded Paper Crane incense burner, small


Not an incense, but related item – incense burner in a shape of origami folded paper crane! It`s very cute and small, perfect for burning small sticks or half of regular stick. Cones will be also perfect. It is made of copperware by Japanese craftsman Sotaro Saegusa.

[Read more on Kohgen World]

3. Baieido Incense Premium Incense Gift Set, 5 kinds of incenses


If you like woody, traditional fragrances and wish to try something top-quality, but you are afraid to spend a lot of money just to try, this set is for you! It includes 5 top-quality incenses from well-known Japanese incense maker – Baieido. What is more, it also contains Kyara Koshiboku incense, which is very rare and gorgeous! All fragrances contain very rare fragrant woods from different regions:

1. 九重 (Kokonoe) = Indonesia (agarwood)

2. 鳳龍 (Horyu) = Thailand (agarwood)

3. 薫昇 (Kunsho) = Cambodia (agarwood)

4. 香苑 (Kohen) = Vietnam (agarwood)

5. 孔子木 (Kohshiboku) = Vietnam (kyara)

[Read more on Kohgen World]

4. Seikado incense sticks, Tokusen Jinsui Sham, big box


If you are deep into the topic on fragrant woods, then you know that Siamese Agarwood is something well-worth trying. If you are looking for a top-quality incense thank`s to which you can enjoy its fragrance, this box would be a perfect choice – this incense has 66% of Siamese Agarwood blended in.

[Read more on Kohgen World]

5. Kohgen Original Trial Kit (20 different fragrances, 40 sticks set)

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You have tried many incenses, but you still cannot find your favorite one. Or maybe, you are looking for some new fragrances, but you cannot easily decide which one to buy.

Kohgen Original Trial Kit contains 20 different fragrances, separated into two categories – Japanese style and Western style. All of them are Japanese incenses made by famous incense makers. There are 2 sticks per each aroma and the set contains all explanations in English, so it`s easy to find the incense you enjoyed most after trying.

[Read more on Kohgen World]


6. Esteban Incense, Ambre (Amber), 40 sticks


Have you ever tried Esteban brand incense? These small packages are best to start your journey through various scents created by Esteban. All of them contain simple incense stand you can see in the photo above.

This particular incense has an oriental fragrance, inspired by amber.

★Top Notes: Italian bergamot, a Mediterranean Neroli oil, Andalusia’s Citrus
★Middle Notes: Patchouli, Root of Betiba
★Last Note: Vanilla and Oakmoss (Lichen that grows on Oak).

[Read more on Kohgen World]

7. Minorien incense, Kunpu Jinko (agarwood) mini size, incense stand included


Minimalistic, but very elegant package. This small box contains mini sticks of gorgeous incense and simple holder.

This incense has been created with the use of agarwood from Thailand and Indonesia. What about spending some relaxing moments with this luxurious mini sticks?

[Read more on Kohgen World]


8. Nippon Kodo Incense, Kohden – Sweet Aloeswood 40 sticks


Kohden is a unique series of incenses from well-known Nippon Kodo maker. This month we would like to recommend Sweet Aloeswood incense in a very beautiful, elegant package. It is created with the use of Vietnamese agarwood mixed with Thai and Cambodian agarwood. Simple holder included.

[Read more on Kohgen World]


9. Daihatsu Incense, Kaizan, One roll of Short Variety


Kaizan has been created by adding plum blossoms extract to the sandalwood and other raw incense materials.

This small box contains approx. 50 sticks and it belongs to “Miyabi Collection” of Daihatsu maker.

[Read more on Kohgen World]

10. Baieido Incense Sticks, Byakudan Kobunboku (Sandalwood Kobunboku), flat box


If you have ever tried the incenses of Baieido maker, then probably you are familiar with the Kobunboku series. This particular one also belongs to this range and it is created with the use of high-quality Sandalwood from Mysore, India blended to a variety of traditional herbs and incense raw ingredients, such as Cassia (Cinnamon), Nardostachys root, Spikenard, Ginger Lily to make the most of their qualities and proprieties.

[Read more on Kohgen World]


11. Daihatsu Incense Sticks, Tokusen Tanka (Premium Tanka), medium box


Tokusen Tanka (Premium Tanka) is the incense manufactured by Daihatsu and it resembles a kind of French perfume. You can try to challenge yourself, light the stick and imagine what kind of perfume it is similar to.

[Read more on Kohgen World]


12. Baieido Incense Sticks, Tokusen Kobunboku (Excellent Kobunboku), trial size


Another incense from Koubunboku series of Baieido maker. If you are familiar with Kobunboku incense, this Tokusen Kobunboku (Excellent Kobunboku) has a more complex fragrance and compounding. The color of sticks is also different, more brown and earthy. Its scent has been created by blending Agarwood from Kalimantan, Sandalwood, Clove, Cassia (true cinnamon) and fifteen kinds of other natural fragrance ingredients. This incense is well-known in Japan, so it is a must-try for all Japanese incense lovers.

[Read more on Kohgen World]


We hope you have enjoyed our pick ups for this month.  

Currently, there is also the “Incense Day Fair” Campaign on Kohgen World site! Don`t miss the chance to get the incense holder and plate set with Karakusa (Arabesque) pattern made in Japan! ↓


If you have any questions, always feel free to contact us!