Category Archives: lavender

Baieido Lavender Sawayaka

Baieido says that their Lavender Sawayaka contains French lavender oil but mysteriously it has no presence in the incense. Like Baikundo Lavender, it smells pleasant but I’m left wondering why they decided to name it lavender. Instead of the refreshing, … Continue reading

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Baikundo Lavender (less smoke)

Baikundo does a range of less smoke incenses that contain a special type of charcoal designed to cleanse the air. Apparently this line is really popular with restaurants in Japan. Since I’m one of those people who hates the smell … Continue reading

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Fred Soll Lovely Lavender and New Mexico Sandalwood

I had some hesitation about trying Fred Soll because I was worried what their “hand dipped” tag implied. Hand dipped incenses normally use charcoal punks which to me, have an unpleasant smell. But Fred Soll gets great reviews over at … Continue reading

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The Mother’s Golden Fragrances Review

After reading the glowing reviews for The Mother’s Nag Champa series on Olfactory Rescue Service, I decided to give their Golden (or premium line) a try. The Golden incenses¬† come in 15 different scents: Golden Amber Golden Autumn Leaves Golden … Continue reading

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