Japanese has a long history of using incense from the Asuka period 6th century when Buddhism was introduced and became popular during the Edo period. The incense was burnt on many occasions from ceremonies, rituals to meditation and daily life activities. It since has become an essential practise among all classes in Japanese culture. Shoyeido is the traditional Japanese incense company established in 1705. Through 300 years, Shoyeido incense has been refined and known for highest quality incense made from the finest natural ingredients with the excellent expertise and craftsmanship.
Matsu-no -tomo is the fourth sandalwood incense from Shoyeido premium sandalwood incense series. It is like a cool breeze, brushing through the pine needles of the pine trees on the hills, brings along the crisp and green woody smell in the wind, so fresh and energetic. This brilliant blend of benzoin, sandalwood, borneol, patchouli and spices brought a whole new experience that revokes our imagination, bring us away from the current hectic and suffocated urban life. To some people, the scent brings back memories of childhood, of the trips they have been through, of the moments. How about you?