Japanese incense

Dear lovers of Awaji Koshi incense,

We will be ordering new incense again soon (at the end of December 2023). We expect to sell it online again in January 2024.

We would like to hear which scents are your favorites. [email protected]

Thank you very much in advance for your responses!

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Japanese incense from Awaji Koshi is 100% made from natural raw materials. The scents are subtle and last a long time in the room where the incense is burned.

The Awaji Island kohshi range consists of the following series:

Unlike incense from India, Japanese incense is not made from a bamboo stick as a base, but consists entirely of the natural raw materials of the incense itself. This causes the incense to burn in its entirety and also reflects the excellent quality of this handmade incense.


In this video you can take a look at the factory where Awaji kohshi incense is made.


History of incense

In Japan, incense has played an important role in the daily life and culture of Japanese people for centuries.

Incense was originally used in temples to honor the gods.

In Japan, incense is still used during religious rituals and in the cemetery to honor the deceased.

About 70% of all Japanese incense is made on the Japanese island of Awaji.


Watch here for a video on how Awaji incense can be used for a ceremony at the cemetery.



Uses of Japanese incense

Nowadays, incense is used in the Western world for meditation, better concentration, relaxation and to create a relaxed atmosphere. Awaji Island koh-shi incense can also be used in the office, practice for reiki, acupuncture, shiatsu, beauty salons or in restaurants.

We just received a beautiful video from our Japanese supplier in Japan. Here you can see on which occasions you can use this delicious Awaji incense.