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Zuko Rubbing Incense - Baieido
Zuko, (Rubbing incense) is a finely ground powder made from the same ingredients incense is made of: cinnamon, cassia, clove, sandalwood, borneol, star anise, etc.
Buddhist monks have used it for centuries for purification before ceremonies, preparing meals, or even touching another person. It has its origins in ancient India where hygiene and spreading germs was a major concern.
This wonderfully fragrant incense powder is rubbed into your hands for cleansing and purification.
Baieido Incense Company of Sakai City, Japan manufactures our Zuko. They have been suppliers of medicinal incense (Jinkoyas) since 1657, and have enjoyed the patronage of such prestigious Japanese temples as Koya San & Myoshin Ji.