Mogao - stunning pure herbal incense is a sweet, delicious, creative and reviving fragrance. So named after a complex of ancient art-filled Buddhist caves, situated at a crossroads of trade, cultural and intellectual influences in the Gansu province of Western China. This vibrant blend of plant components bursts with the energy of earthy Angelica Root at the base. A refreshing breeze of Korean Mint with honeyed heart notes of Liquidambar Formosana further resonates in inspirational harmony.
- Plant-based aromatic ingredients
- Angelica root, Korean mint and liquidambar
- See our full calming incense collection
- 30 pure incense sticks per box
- Each box has around 15 hours worth of total burn time.
Cheap incense sticks are filled with some down right nasty chemicals, and no-one wants their chi affected by those bad vibes. Ume produces high-grade incense sticks made only with pure, plant-based aromatic ingredients, blended by master-craftsman.
The Ume brand was founded by Emma Leafe after several influential journeys – visiting temples, sacred places, and exquisite tea houses, across the alluring provinces of China. The quality incense is blended using only natural, high grade, fragrant plant material and is inspired by ancient recipes. The raw ingredients of their traditional incense consist of precious medicinal plants, herbs, spices, aromatic tree barks, seeds and saps, they are imbued with thousands of years of development.
Ume's herbs and spices are sourced from all over the Asian continent, from the countries of South East Asia and Indonesia to Korea, China and Tibet, and the exact composition of these fragrant masterpieces, often take years to achieve. It is this love and passion they have, and look for, in the producers they collaborate with. Their clientele also insists on finest quality ethical products and such integrity is of foremost importance to them when sourcing their materials. In Buddhist and folk rituals, incense is used in prayer and to make dedicated offerings in ancestor worship. Ume represents an opportunity to explore such ancient practices, moulding them into a contemporary context.
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