Hinoki Essential Oil

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Hinoki Essential Oil

It is reported to be an effective insect repellant which is suitable for humans and animals to keep annoying insects at a distance. It can also be added to enhance shampoos, conditioners, skin lotions and pet care.


Botanical Name: Chamaecyparis Obtusa
Origin: Japan
Family: Cupressaceae
Plant Part: Wood
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Note: Top
Colour: Pale Yellow
Consistency: Thin
Aromatic Scent: Lemon scented with a hint of camphor
Aromatic Strength: Strong
Blends Well With: Lavender, Neroli, Geranium, Cinnamon, Patchouli, Palmarosa, Neroli and Sweet Orange.
Traditional Uses: In Japan, Hinoki is the preferred wood for building palaces, temples, shrines and bath houses. It is the wood from which the Emperorals palaces and casket were made. It is Japans most prized wood. True Hinoki is a cypress that grows only in Japan; it is a lemon scented, light colored wood with a rich, straight grain which is highly resistant to rotting.


Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.

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