Bring Seasonal Fragrance to Your Home: Cherry Blossoms- Fleeting Beauty of Spring

by Nippon Kodo

Cherry blossoms are one of the most popular flowers, representing the spring season in Japan. There are hundreds of types of cherry blossoms that come in different color, size, and shapes. Many cherry blossom petals are white, pale pink, or dark pink. They bloom for about one to two weeks mainly starting in March, ending in April depending on the location.

 

During the peak blooming season, people in Japan have picnics or ‘flower watching’ (ohanami) by the cherry blossom trees in parks and along the rivers, enjoying the brief blooming period as the petals fall through the air. Another reason to enjoy is the presence of coumarin, a fragrant organic chemical that gives the cherry blossom a wonderful aroma that brings a sense of relaxation and the sign of spring’s arrival.

 

 “It is true, as they say, that the blossoms of spring are all the more precious because they bloom so briefly.”

The poem was written by Murasaki Shikibu, a Japanese novelist, poet and lady-in-waiting at the Imperial court during the Heian Period (794 - 1185). The poem expresses the short but beautiful lifespan of the blooming flowers, referring to cherry blossoms, that is similar to human life which is also short and beautiful. In the Buddhist beliefs, cherry blossoms symbolize impermanence, rebirth, and life’s transience.

Spring has arrived— now, experience these gentle, precious, and exquisite cherry blossom fragrances in the comfort of your home. You can welcome guests or include these incense to your daily routine!

 

CHERRY BLOSSOM Incense Gift Set- Enjoy the arrival of spring with this perfect springtime assortment of USUZUMI NO SAKURA Cherry Blossom roll incense, CAFÉ TIME Cherry Blossom & Green Tea Cone Incense, SCENTSCAPE Cherry Blossom stick incense, and MAINICHI-KOH Chery Blossom & Sandalwood stick incense with an added bonus of the SEASONS Cherry Blossom metal incense holder, the square incense plate, and a lovely postcard. For a limited time only, limited quantity available.

 

Individually available:

OEDO-KOH –Cherry Blossoms

Customer Review: “Pretty soft, powdery. A very pretty powder/floral scent. A beautiful choice for spring. I like to burn a stick in the morning, it improves my mood before ZOOM meetings start!” -Masha

 

KAYURAGI- Cherry Blossom

Customer Review: “Best Fragrance! By far my favorite of the Kayuragi line”- Marc R

 

Usuzumi no Sakura –roll

Customer Review: “Very nice. Low smoke, pleasant and simple. It won’t knock your socks off but easy on guests that have no exposure to any type of incense. A good buy to try.” –Marc C

MAINICHI-KOH –Cherry Blossom & Sandalwood

Customer Review: “VERY Low Smoke, VERY Little Ash, VERY Sweet Smelling. This incense burns differently than any other I have tried. The ash is merely tiny white specks as it seems the incense burns cleanly and uses every bit of itself it can. The aroma is a pleasant and sweet floral…” -Syd

 

CAFÉ TIME Bright Afternoon (Cherry Blossom & Green Tea) –cone incense

Customer Review: “Sakura! Sakura! Beautiful smell of springtime! Cherry blossoms fill the air. Green tea is lovely too. Wonderful quality.” –Sunshine Mallorie

 

More cherry blossom incense:

SCENTSCAPE- Cherry Blossom Motif- Lovely and fresh floral bouquet of fully bloomed cherry blossoms that brighten in warm sunlight.

SCENTSCAPE – Sakura Moyoh- A sweet, nostalgic floral fragrance blended with cherry blossom and fresh green flowing in the wind.

 

Enjoy the various fragrances of the traditional cherry blossoms for a fresh start of the season or all throughout the year—for meditation, relaxation, stress reduction, reading, yoga, or bathing. Don’t forget to choose a matching incense holder. 

 

 

Recommended incense holders to use with Cherry Blossom stick incense:

SEASONS- Cherry Blossom- metal incense holder

 

 

 

YUKARI LOTUS PETAL –Pink Plate




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