Commonly burned during tea ceremonies, incense both sets the atmosphere and allows for a moment of preparation before the tea ceremony begins.
Each one of the Hibi matcheslastfor about ten minutes bringing delightful fragrances to anywhere you bring them, allowing for short aromatherapy sessions throughout the day.
The Harima region of Awaji island has been producing matches and incense for nearly one hundred and fifty years and the island accounts for nearly 70% of the match production in Japan. The westerly winds through Awaji island create the perfect temperature to dry incense; each of the fragrances derives from herbs grown by a local incense producer using traditional methods.
Producer Hibi (Collaboration between Kobe Match + Daihatsu Incense Co.)
Region Hyogo, Japan
Specifications 8 sticks/box (10 minutes burn time per stick)
Instructions Strike the head of the match on the side of the box. Tilt downward for 5 seconds, blow out and lay on Hibi's exclusive incense mat.
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