The best kind of aloeswoods
Highland of South Vietnam
Has a diverse and complicated fragrance matured over many years.Regarded as precious as gold since ancient times due to its small yield .An essential main material in the Japanese incense culture, we must treasure even a small piece of Kyara as its supply continues to dwindle.
Main material for the incense ceremony,Most suitable for Monko("listen to incense")
Fragrant resin accumulated in Aloeswood that belongs to the genus Aquilaria, family Thymelaeaceae.
The whole of Southeast Asia excluding the Philippines
Formed over many years, the resin mature into high quality materials.While the tree itself is light, matured resin has a high density and sinks in water. It is therefore called "Jinsuiko (a Incense wood that sinks in water)" in Japanese.
Material for the incense ceremony,Incense sticks, granulated incense (called "syo-ko" and used at a funeral) and kneaded incense,Suitable for Monko (meaning "listening to incense". The way of Kodo") or Soradaki (meaning "heating incense without burning it with charcoal")
The core of the hemiparasitic evergreen trees
The core part is cut out from the trunk and thoroughly dried before getting chopped into squares or flakes.
Used widely for sculptures such as Buddhist statues, fans and rosaries, and as a main ingredient of mixed incense such as incense sachets and granulated incense.
As an insect repellent, Sandalwood was attached to the collections of Shosoin.
It smells sweet and fresh. The first-class ones are made in South of India and are called "Rozan-Sandalwood".
Its essential oil is also used frequently.
Buddhist statues, fans, rosaries, incense sticks, granulated incense, incense sachets, incense powder, kneaded incense etc.
Suitable for Monko (meaning "listening to incense". The way of Kodo") or Soradaki (meaning "heating incense without burning it with charcoal")