Kokonoe Koh Incense
The Jinkoya Sakubei series was developed as a tribute to Baieido's founder. During the Muromachi period (1338-1573), the founder of Baieido, Kakuuemon Yamatoya, became a wholesaler of medicinal herbs in Sakai city. In 1657, He renamed himself "Jinkoya Sakubei" and specialized in selling incense ingredients and incense sticks. "Jinkoya" (Aloes wood trader) was a name peculiar to Sakai, only medicinal wholesalers who specialized in incense were authorized to use this name. The formulas in this series are based on original recipes he developed.