Folklore and history
This incense has been hand roled by Byzantian Greek orthodox monks on the sacred Mount Athos. It is an ancient tradition and it has been used for religious ceremony and thankgiving. The Jasmine flowers are also cultivated locally.
A few nuggets of the roled incense is recommended on a lit charcoal disk.
The main chemical components of Jasmine oil are: Benzyl, Nerol, Terpineol, Linalyl acetate, Methyl anthranilate, Jasmone and Farnesol.