Editor's Note

"Crafted based on the Laughing Orchid recipe — a traditional concoction from the Tang Dynasty that has been through countless interpretations and reformulations, Shoranko exudes a dignified and nostalgic aroma that sets itself apart from contemporary creations."

Behind The Creation

Laughing Orchid · Shoranko

Shoranko, directly translated as Laughing Orchid, is a traditional incense formulation that has preserved its ancestral recipe since the Meiji Era, tracing its roots back to the original Xiao Lan recipe created during the Tang Dynasty. Encompassed within Kyukyodo's Premium Collection, the incense features a fine blend of natural aromatic raw material with little to no intervention of aromachemicals, offering a traditional and authentic olfactory profile.

How To Use


Indulging in the essence of incense is an effortless experience. Simply click on the icons below to discover the meticulous step-by-step process of burning an incense stick.

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Atmospheric Dream

Rooted in nostalgic memories, Atmosphere curates a modest yet meaningful collection of contemporary incense guided by a genuine connection to our past and to embrace incense as an art, a lifestyle, and a means to cultivate an intentional atmosphere in our surroundings.

The Art of Sharing

The core of Atmosphere is centered around the act of sharing, whether it’s knowledge, inspiration, or simply the joy of indulging in a pleasant aroma. As we hope to inspire our community to embrace this beautiful habit, we offer a complimentary wrapping service for all orders - an added pleasure for the receiver, or yourself, to slowly unveil.

More Questions?

Frequently Asked Questions about Laughing Orchid · Shoranko Incense