Kyphi

€6.50

"The Kyphi has the power to lull the men in the sleep, to predispose to pleasant dreams and to remove the daily worries. He who at the evening will make a fumigation of Kyphi will have peace and tranquillity". (Plutarco)

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Type      Composed Incense - Mixture
IngredientsBenzoin, Rose,Calamus, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Galangal, 
Juniper,Berries, Frankincense, Labdanum, Sandalwood, 
Lemongrass, Honey, Myrrh, Mastic, Raisins, wine
ProvenanceEgypt 
AromaSweet
History and TraditionThis incense was the most popular in the Egyptian priestly laboratories, all over the country was exported throughout the ancient world. It is not easy to trace the original recipe since several versions have been handed down. The Kyphi of the Edfu temple is the best known product and its recipe was carved by the priests on the wall of the temple laboratory. The recipe proposed by Plutarch (which he learned on his journey to Egypt from a priest), includes 16 ingredients and differs from the others that have been handed down.
InformationOur recipe includes 16 ingredients and requires about one months of preparation, including the preparation and aging.