Beautiful incense collection from Kyoto
Shoyeido is one of the oldest incense company in Kyoto, Japan. The history of this company has started by Hata family from 300 years ago, the number of generations has pass down dedicatedly, they are very innovative and constantly challenging to created beautiful authentic fragrance range that fits to our modern life. They use the recipe that only using natural ingredients, hand pick, blend and hand rolled.
We picked few favourites for our store, enjoy the smell of beautiful Kyoto for your home.
Slow burning, short sticks.
Handmade in Kyoto, Japan.
The Ten Virtues of Koh
The ten virtues of incense were compiled in the 16th century. They continue to capture the spirit of Koh (incense) appreciation.
• It brings communication with the transcendent
• It refreshes the mind and body
• It removes impurity
• It brings alertness
• It is a companion in solitude
• In the midst of busy affairs, it brings a moment of peace
• When it is plentiful, one never tires of it
• When there is little, still one is satisfied
• Age does not change its efficacy
• Used every day, it does no harm