Incense Set • Five Scents Set


  • 5 different aromas
  • 5 bundles of 35 sticks, 22cm
  • Burning time ~50 min per stick/total burn time ~145 hrs
  • Plastic-free packaging
  • Natural, uncoloured incense
  • No animal ingredients, no animal testing

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This incense gift set includes five different scents from our range of natural incense sticks. The incense are blended using centuries-old techniques to create a sense of calm in your modern life. Our incense gift set is packed into an elegant black box with a greeting card – ready for gifting.  We can include your personal message (please leave us a note at the checkout).

Hakuun White Cloud

This incense has an earthy-sweet scent that helps to create a moment of inner peace. Made from a decades-old recipe, featuring sandalwood, clove, borneol and other spices. This incense is inspired by the image of white clouds in a blue sky. We invite you to burn Hakuun incense for a calm start to your day, tea session, work project or other activity.

Kinkaku Golden Pavilion

An incense inspired by the spectacular Kinkaku-ji temple’s reflection in the pond, “Kyokko-chi”. This recipe features sandalwood, patchouli and cinnamon. We invite you to burn Kinkaku Golden Pavilion incense during moments of reflection (perhaps a meditative tea session, yoga practice or warm bath).

Kyonishiki Autumn Leaves

This incense is a quiet fragrance that gives rise to images of autumn leaves in Arashi-yama, Kyoto. The blend includes sandalwood, cinnamon, patchouli and other spices. We invite you to burn Kyonishiki Autumn Leaves incense as a reminder that we (and all of life) are constantly changing. Let’s treasure the good moments and know that the difficulties will pass.

Gozan Five Hills

This incense creates a calm, nurturing atmosphere. This is a mellow blend of patchouli, clove, sandalwood and other herbs and spices. In Japanese “go” is five and “zan” has the meaning of mountain. This incense is inspired by the five legendary mountains enclosing Kyoto city. We invite you to burn Gozan incense for moments of quiet contemplation.

Kyozakura Cherry Blossom

An incense that stirs visions of spring. This is an artful blend of rhubarb, clove, cinnamon, and other herbs and spices. Rhubarb adds a pleasantly tart quality to stimulate the senses. “Kyo” is for the city of Kyoto and “zakura” or sakura is Japanese for the cherry blossom. In Japan, the blooming sakura is a symbol of spring, new beginnings and friendship. We invite you to burn kyozakura cherry blossom incense as a reminder of the fleeting nature of life and an opportunity to practice gratitude and mindfulness by being present in the moment.

About the Craft/Artisan

Shoyeido is one of the oldest traditional Japanese incense companies, established more than 300 years ago. In the early 18th century, Rokubei Moritsune Hata began experimenting with incense-making techniques he learned as an employee of Kyoto’s Imperial Palace. He would eventually introduce a new world of scent to an audience beyond the realm of royalty. Twelve generations later, the Hata family continue to create beautiful natural fragrances. Shoyeido incense are considered among the highest quality, natural incense available in the world.

Shoyeido’s blending process is an art form. Their skilled craftspeople use centuries-old techniques to create fragrances for modern life. Shoyeido’s incense are used my many temples in Japan and enjoyed around the world in homes, offices, meditation spaces and beyond. Committed to preserving the tradition of incense-making and appreciation, Shoyeido provide incense experiences at their Kyoto headquarters and support the craft of incense in many other ways.

With respect for the environment, Shoyeido continues to set the standard in the market of fragrance. They have permits from the Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry in Japan, and the US Fish & Wildlife Department to validate that ingredients are properly accounted for and responsibly harvested. None of their recipes contain animal ingredients and no testing has ever been done on animals.

Burning Instructions

Place an incense stick into a holder (e.g. a small bowl with ash/sea salt or an incense tray). Light the tip and gently fan out the flame.


Use an incense burner made from heat-resistant materials. Avoid placing incense in a windy space. Ensure incense is extinguished after use. Keep out of reach of children. Use the product only for its intended purpose. Keep the room well ventilated. Avoid inhaling smoke directly.


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