How do Tibetans make incense?

(People's Daily App) 15:05, August 19, 2021

Tibetan incense originated in 7th century temples and was later used in ordinary family life. With herbal, agarwood and sandalwood as its main ingredients, Tibetan incense has a sweet, bitter medicinal scent that helps clear the mood, calm the spirit and aid sleep.

Grind the wood into powder, blend in medicinal materials and extrude the paste with a bull horn. Cut even strips and leave them to dry. Watch the process here.

(Web editor: Zhong Wenxing, Liang Jun)


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