Matcha Incense Set – Way of Tea

Matcha scented incense set from Kyoto Prefecture made to resemble wagashi, Japanese confectionery.

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This set of inkō, ‘pressed incense’, is made using matcha, powdered green tea, as its main ingredient. Moulded into the shape of tea utensils used by practitioners of chadō (the Way of Tea), these inkō give off their scent when heated rather than burned. The matcha used in incense comes from Uji, a city south of Kyoto famous for producing high-quality tea.

The scent lasts for about 1-2 hours depending on the temperature.
It is recommended to use within 3 months.
Do not set light to this product.
Keep out of reach of children.

Set of 5.

Size: approx. Ø1-2 cm.

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