The recipe of this incense is originated from Song Dynasty （960-1279）. It is a private recipe of one cabinet minister of the emperor.
Just three kinds of ingredients in perfect proportions makes the scent very impressive.
There are several places on the planet that sandalwood grows, e.g. Australia, Indonesia, Indian etc..But it is acknowledged that the sandalwood in Mysore in India is the best.
In all our incense, we only use this kind of sandalwood which are bought from governmental shops in India.
Royal Green Hojary is considered as the finest frankincense in the world. The tears are small, pale white, with a green tint when held in light. It gives a complex scent of lemon, lime and eucalyptus. This kind of frankincense has been treasured for centuries in various culture. It is believed to benefit the ultimate in mind, body and soul purification.
Royal Green Hojary is in high demand but is low in supply. One of the reasons is this particular frankincense is harvested from the very top of the tree. Furthermore, there isn't necessarily a harvest of this kind of frankincense every year due to climate conditions.
The figwort root needs to be carefully processed before being used in the incense. This processing follows traditional steps, and it takes lots of time. But it does enhance the fragrance of the raw material.
All steps of making our incense are done with the hands by following traditional methods, as same as ancient time in China.
Each piece of this incense has been handcrafted with "Auspicious Clouds" pattern, which is from Chinese culture and represents the heavens, blessing and good luck.
The scent of Temple in Clouds is calm and deep, a bit herbal and refreshing, feeling very much like walking in to an ancient temple in a high mountain.
Full pack has 6 pieces of the incense in a porcelain bottle, with two piece of sandal wood to enhance the scent. Sandalwood piece can be heated up alone in our bamboo heater.
Single pack has 1 piece of the incense in a glass bottle.
With our bamboo incense heater, one piece of the incense can be used for approximately 6 hours (around the burning time of one normal tealight candle ).