Traditional incense production in Nyemo county, China’s Tibet

Gyalpo (Left) and Dawa dry Tibetan incense in Toinba town of Nyemo county, Southwest China’s Tibet autonomous region on May 26, 2016. Nyemo county is renowned for Tibetan incense by making use of local natural resources, like adequate water supply, favorable climate and various plants. Villagers there have been specializing in incense production with a history of more than 1,000 years. This fragrant incense often serves sacrificial ceremonies, and it also can be used to prevent infectious diseases.