Makko (ground)- From Asia, the bark of this tree is ground up and added to incense mixtures as a natural binder for making incense cones and sticks. Makko Base powder - cultivated mainly in Southeast Asia: from Kyushu to China, Taiwan, and Thailand.
Makko is also used instead of charcoal to burn incense ingredients and mixtures as in the Incense Trail
style of incense burning. It does not affect the pure natural scents of the other ingredients.
Synonyms: tabu no ki, tabu, incense powder
Origin: Southeast Asia
Parts Used: bark
Aroma Description: woody, smoky scent which disappears once mixed in perfect proportion to other ingredients
Aromatic Note: Base
Mixes Well With: everything! Makko is used as a neutral-scented, naturally combustible, water-soluble, binding ingredient and can be combined with any type of recipe to make incense trails, molds, sticks, and cones
Essential Oil: None
Incense Making Tip: See our incense trails or molds, sticks and cones sections for step by step instructions on how to use makko
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100 grams/approx 3.5 oz: $15.75
250 grams/approx 9 oz: $35.25
500 grams/approx 1lb 2oz: $59.50