Styrax, or storax resin, is a fragrant tree resin that is used for incense or as a medicine. Originally the resin came from Asia Minor and the eastern Mediterranean, and is extracted from the Storax tree (Styrax officinalis). Later, most of this resin was extracted from various types of the similar but unrelated amber tree (Liquidambar orientalis, Liquidambar styraciflua), which is also often referred to as a storax tree. Suitable for burning on charcoal and the special sieve-smoke burners; the combustion process on these sieve burners is somewhat slower than on charcoal. You can easily mix the incense with other types if you take a larger sieve burner. A matching pair of pliers are also available to safely light the charcoal, to tackle a pair of pliers for the sieve, a steel brush to clean the sieve and a wild pheasant feather to spread the scent. A separate sieve of 125 mm fits perfectly on an oil evaporator when the receptacle is removed.
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