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Premium Aloeswood Incense by Nippon Kodo - tortoise general store
Premium Aloeswood Incense by Nippon Kodo - tortoise general store
Premium Aloeswood Incense by Nippon Kodo - tortoise general store
Premium Aloeswood Incense by Nippon Kodo - tortoise general store
Premium Aloeswood Incense by Nippon Kodo - tortoise general store

Premium Aloeswood Incense by Nippon Kodo

Regular price $98 Unit price  per 

Description:
Young Aloeswood trees doesn't have any fragrance, however as the tree ages, interaction with bacteria begins to produce an aromatic resin.  With time, the scent and tree grow and age to create a very rich, dark resin with a distinctive and lovely fragrance.  The main ingredient in this incense is "Kyara" and this is the name given to the highest quality of Aloeswood as it has a dual meaning as, 'precious'.  Kyara has a deeper and stronger aroma than typical Aloeswood, and is the most precious aromatic resin in the world and more expensive per ounce than gold.   

Variation:
N/A

History:
Nippon Kodo's origin dates back over 400 years and they're known as the original incense makers for the Emperor of Japan.

Measurement:
5.5'' (incense length)
150 sticks
30 minute burn time

Materials:
Premium Aloeswood (Kiyara)

Care Instructions:
Be sure to burn only on a heat-safe surface and do not leave unattended.  Ash may fall on surface while it burns and can stain or discolor surfaces.  Do not soak incense in water.  Keep out of reach from children and pets.

Return Policy / Shipping Policy:
Returns must be made within 2 weeks in original, unused condition with all packaging for either 1. Store credit for the full amount or 2. Refund - minus a 20% restocking fee.  Tortoise does not cover the cost of return shipping or the cost of re-shipping an exchange, and the cost of shipping for returns and exchanges is the responsibility of the customer.

 

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Premium Aloeswood Incense by Nippon Kodo - tortoise general store
Premium Aloeswood Incense by Nippon Kodo - tortoise general store