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    Byakudan Koubunboku (30 grams) - Extra Sandalwood Incense

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    Product Info

    Incense weight: 30 grams
    Number of sticks: Approximately 110 short sticks. This may vary slightly though as the quantity of incense is based upon weight, not the number of sticks
    Stick length: Approx 14 cms
    Burn time per stick: About half an hour
    Manufacturer: Baieido, Japan

    About sandalwood: An evergreen tree of the Santalaceae family found predominantly in India. Within India, the area by the southwest coast known as the Mysore region is referred to as Sandalwood City, and this is regulated by the Indian government. It is extremely famous for its production of superior quality Sandalwood as well as its high price. The heartwood of the Sandalwood tree has been valued from ancient times for carving Buddhist statues and ritual objects. Its aroma is proclaimed of in ancient works as; 'pure, powerful, emanating tranquility, when burnt it is superior to other incense aromas.'