Botanical Name: Chamaecyparis obtusa
Plant Part: Wood
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: In Japanese, hinoki means "white cedar". An evergreen tree with narrow and conical shape, the Hinoki tree reaches heights of around 40 meters. The dark green scale-like leaves will turn brownish in winter. The bark is red-brown which tends to peel and small cones, found on short stalks are orange brown in color.
Color: Brown liquid.
Common Uses: Hinoki Essential Oil is well known for its ability to naturally kill bacteria, viruses, viral infections and fungus. Hinoki Oil is said to have a relaxing and decongestant effect on the body, helping to relieve tension and stress. It is also excellent for alleviating sinus and chest congestion and respiratory problems. Hinoki Oil is considered to be gentle on the skin and is a very effective antiseptic for healing and treating skin problems, such as rashes, cuts, abrasions and minor skin irritations.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Hinoki Wood Essential Oil has a sweet woody scent.
History: In Japan, where the daily bath is highly valued as a time of purification and relaxation, Hinoki is the prized wood used for building Japanese baths. Besides its popular usage in traditional Japanese architecture such as temples and shrines, Hinoki is also imbued with a royal flavor, being the wood that shaped the Emperor's palaces and caskets.
Cautions: Hinoki Wood Essential Oil is non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing. Avoid use during pregnancy.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.
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