Hinoki


Above the Japanese traditions, there are numerous studies conducted about beneficial effects of Hinoki essential oils on human health and phytoncides effects of it. We list some of the major researches about Hinoki essential oils published in scientific journals.



Hinoki is a species of cypress native to central Japan. Hinoki aroma captures the essence of Japanese nature. For centuries Chamaecyparis Obtusa, known as Hinoki has been praised for its countless and precious uses: from building of ancient Japanese temples and shrines to its therapeutic aroma that helps to achieve a peaceful state of mind, sterilization and many other benefits.

 

hinoki LAB®  Hinoki Shinjo Leaf Oil ひのき精油 葉

 

Carefully hand-picked steam-distilled Hinoki leaves essential oil, having a light lemony, green odour with refreshing Hinoki aroma, rich in sesquiterpenes and diterpenes, consisting of unique diterpene – Hibaene.

 

hinoki LAB®  Hinoki Branch and Leaf Oil ひのき精油 枝葉

 

Carefully hand-collected steam-distilled Hinoki branch and leaves essential oil, having a light lemony, fresh-green odour with slightly woody note; rich in sesquiterpenes and diterpenes, consisting of unique diterpene - Hibaene.

 

hinoki LAB® Hinoki Wood Oil ひのき精油 木

 

Using fresh and sustainable wood for steam-distillation producing a dark reddish, brown, amber, viscous essential oil, having a spicy, woody odour, rich in sesquiterpenes, consisting of α-Cadinol having antifungal activity and inspiring deep relaxation.