A sublime blend of choice sandalwood, cinnamon, and spikenard (the aromatic essence of honeysuckle), Amethyst calls forth an atmosphere of warmth and ease in one's home, work, or practice spaces
- 1 bundle of 30 sticks, 5.25"
- Cinnamon, sandalwood
- Approx. burning time: 30 min. per stick
Shoyeido incense is considered the highest quality, most natural incense available on Earth.
Shoyeido products are not just the preferred incense for most temples in Japan. Our unique blends are the modern natural solution for creating a relaxed atmosphere in the home. Whether as an accompaniment to work, to enliven social settings, to deepen yoga and meditation practices, or simply as bubble bath or spa accompaniment, Shoyeido’s pure incense is a timeless way to enhance atmosphere.
As it has been for over 300 years, Shoyeido incense is manufactured at our facility in Kyoto, Japan.
These "virtues of incense" were compiled in the 16th century. They continue to capture the spirit of Koh (incense) appreciation.
Does Shoyeido incense have a bamboo core?
No. Unlike many incense, our blending techniques do not require a bamboo core. With Shoyeido, the fragrance you enjoy is that of pure incense rather than the smoke of a superfluous wooden base. Shoyeido blends only the finest natural ingredients and binds them with Tabu-koh (machilus thunbergii) and water. This mixture is then extruded, much like spaghetti, and allowed to dry as a solid stick of pure incense.
In the past, some kinds of incense have given me a headache. Will Shoyeido products have this effect on me?
Unlikely! Many of our customers have told us that they previously did not enjoy incense, or that it was too strong and may have caused them discomfort. The main reason for this is that many types of incense contain accelerants to help them burn more evenly. These kinds of incense often create a large amount of smoke and the fragrance is compromised.