Charcoal incense has a smoother & more mellow burn than the standard pressed wood variety. Are you looking for unscented sticks so you can mix your own blends & make your own aromatherapy? Then you will find these a perfect selection.Please note that all counts are approximations. Incense sticks are bundled by weight, there fore some bundles may be under the estimated county & some may be over. Please be sure to plan for this when ordering.