Top Incense Cone Brands Reviewed

Incense burning is part of many religious and cultural practices worldwide. It produces a fragrant smoke that can help to relax and de-stress.

Cone incense sticks are made from natural ingredients and often include resins, barks, flowers and herbs. They are easy to use and come in a variety of scents.

1. Nippon Kodo Kayuragi Jasmine

Nippon Kodo is a Japanese incense producer with more than 430 years of history. They use natural woods, resins, flower petals and herbs to roll their incense sticks. They have a vast selection of fragrances to choose from.

This particular incense is from the Kayuragi* series which features jasmine. This fragrance has a comforting scent that helps you relax. It is believed to be a natural remedy for anxiety, fatigue and menstrual cramps. It also has aphrodisiac properties.

These incense cones come in a box of 40 and include a mini ceramic holder. They burn for about 25 minutes.

They are a little bit more expensive than other incense cones but they are made with high quality ingredients. They are also tested for safety using air-sensing equipment from Denmark. They are free of toxins, chemicals, and dyes. They are a great choice for meditation, relaxation, aromatherapy, stress reduction and massaging. They are also a good option for office use because they don’t produce much smoke.

2. Scents of the World

The incense industry is full of a variety of scents and ingredients. While sticks are a popular choice for everyday use, cones tend to have a higher concentration of fragrance in a smaller burst and are better for scenting large spaces.

This particular set from Scents of the World is filled with floral scents such as jasmine and rose which can help you relax or sleep. It also contains lavender which can calm the mind and reduce stress. The woody scents such as sandalwood and palo santo are more grounding and can aid meditative practice or prayer.

Scents of the World uses a blend of traditional herbs, spices, resins and other biotics for their incense cones. They are all vegan and sourced from sustainable sources. They have a strong aroma and work well as backflow incense providing a thick stream of smoke when lit. Their nag champa incense cones are particularly good for meditation. They are available in a variety pack and have a unique pyramid shape.

3. Nippon Kodo Agarwood & Sandalwood

Nippon Kodo is one of the largest traditional incense companies with long traditions and history. They create unique specialist incense with traditional methods, including a number of best-selling ranges like Morning Star.

They are well-known for their blending of fragrances and they do it very well, especially in this Kayuragi collection which includes both aloe wood and sandalwood. This combination gives the incense its characteristic gentle and dignified scent. The fragrance resembles an aristocrat and lingers in the air in fine slow wisps.

Sandalwood is a classic eastern wood favorite with a very smooth and delicate fragrance. It acts as a great fixative for oriental, woody and fougere scents and also does an excellent job of enhancing floral fragrances.

These incense sticks are a fantastic value and a good choice for those who are interested in trying a variety of different types of Nippon Kodo incense. They are made of high-quality wood punk and hand dipped with premium quality fragrance oils.

4. Scents of India

A fragrant set that includes a mixture of calming scents to help you relax and focus. Sandalwood smells sweet and is a natural extract which produces a lot of warmth when it burns, while palo santo has a woody fragrance that can bring an element of nature indoors.

This brand makes masala incense cones with a variety of traditional herbs, spices, and resins for the scent. They don’t use any artificial chemicals to make the smoke appear thicker, so you can expect a nice stream of fragrant backflow when this product is burning.

Many people choose to light incense for hygienic reasons, but it is also used for spiritual and religious purposes. For instance, frankincense is often burned in Catholic churches, while sandalwood is a sacred scent for Buddhist and Hindu practices. You can even find special frankincense and sandalwood incense sticks that are made specifically to be used during yoga or meditation sessions.