Byakudan sandalwood is the heartwood of Mysore sandalwood which is the best part for the best fragrance of sandalwood. This is the finest grade of sandalwood and is called "Old Mountain" sandalwood in Japan.Nowadays, due to the scarcity of Mysore sandalwood, Byakudan becomes very rare and only can reputable and big incense companies can have access to these sources. Shoyeido's Byakudan sandalwood is available in square- cut chips, small cut chips and granule forms.
Byakudan sandalwood is used in Koh-doh ceremony, tea ceremony and also for meditation. It is renowned for its rich and creamy sweetness that will put a smile on your face.