HINOKI LAB Cypress Oil Products
Hinoki Lab was established in 1985, pursuing to protect forests. With the efforts of more than 30 years of research on hinoki, we present the beauty of hinoki fragrance and its benefits.
We consider research and development as a heart of our brand. Understanding plants and creating a product that brings well being to life. We also conduct a joint research with Okayama University and third party laboratories to deepen our awareness. We are continuously discovering the beauty and benefits of hinoki and other Japanese plants.
Hinoki Lab is aware of the impact of our business on society and the environment. Through our products and activities, we seek for fostering sustainable development and bring positiveness in the community.
Our heart of essential oil production is located in Shinjo Village, where we closely work with the local government and people to make a difference.
Hinoki is a species of cypress native to Japan. For centuries Hinoki has been praised for countless and precious uses: from the building of ancient Japanese temples and shrines to its therapeutic aroma.
Hinoki is often compared to a Japanese forest bathing experience, Shinrin-yoku. The aromansists of phytoncides, substances emitted by plants and trees, help the body feel pure and natural relaxation, just like a experience in the forest.
Spraying the pillow with Hinoki aroma or spread with diffuser helps balance the nervous system and relax the body and mind for a good rest.
Hinoki has a natural antibacterial effect and reduce the breeding of mites and mold. Deodorant effect for rooms and it is also good insect repellent. All those natural benefits are good for preparing good environment for babies and children.
The fragrance of hinoki is delicate and sophisticated. To produce the finest essential oils, we use hand for selecting sustainable and appropriate ingredients, steam distilled by pure water in Shinjo village.
There are three types of hinoki essential oils: leaf, branch, and wood as our key hinoki fragrances. We hire local villagers and handlpick hinoki leaves, so to create finest premium forestry scent. Branch and wood are also carefully selected and steam distilled by pure water from Shinjo village.
"Chamaecyparis obtusa, Japanese cypress, hinoki cypress or hinoki; (Japanese: 檜 or 桧, hinoki) is a species of cypress native to central Japan. Hinoki Lab is dedicated and specialized in extracting essential oils from Hinoki to create finest fragrance to bring wellbeing in life."