Hinoki Japanese Cypress Essential Oil
- Country of Origin:Japan
- Plant Parts:Needles, Twigs/Branches
- Cultivation Method:Unsprayed
- Note Classification:Top/Middle
- Method of Extraction:Steam or Hydro Distillation
- Botanical Family:Cupressaceae
- Chemical Family: Monoterpenes, Sesquiterpenols
- Extraction Date: March 2022
- Approx. Shelf Life: 5 years
- Batch: hinok
What Stillpoint "Nose"
Hinoki Essential Oil is new to us. It is a wonderful alternative to using Cypress essential oil (Cuppressae sempriverens). The aroma is a bit softer.
Traditional Use of Hinoki Japanese Cypress
It is a slow-growing tree which grows to 35 m tall with a trunk up to 1 m in diameter. The bark is dark red-brown. The leaves are scale-like, 2–4 mm long, blunt tipped (obtuse), green above, and green below with a white stomatal band at the base of each scale-leaf. The cones are globose, 8–12 mm diameter, with 8–12 scales arranged in opposite pairs.
Energetics and Chakras1st Chakra - survival and support, 4th Chakra - unconditional love, 6th Chakra - perspective, Clarity, Protective, Purifying
Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities of Hinoki Japanese Cypress
Hinoki Essential Oil is a wonderful oil for both physical protection (against insects) as well a spiritual protector. It is a great oil to use for meditation and connecting to your higher self. It is calming and a bit of an antidepressant. It also assists one in standing firm in their decisions as well as helping to clear (or decongest ) the mind. It is also effective to clear a room of negative energy. According to Valerie Worwood, diffusing Hinoke can changes the ionic balance to a more positive (ion) one.
Therapeutic Benefits of Hinoki Japanese CypressAnti-anxiety, Anti-bacterial, Anti-fungal, Anti-septic, Anti-viral, Calming, Decongestant, Expectorant, Insect repellent, Strengthening
Aroma-Chemistry of Hinoki Japanese Cypress
Hinoki essential oil consists of mostly monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes and sesquitperpenols.. Alpha-pinene is the predominant monoterpene found in Hinoki. Alpha-pinene is known to be anti-cancerous, anti-inflammatory, bronchodilator, had broad-spectrum antibiotic properties and can also decrease oil production in overly oily skin.
Aroma of Hinoki Japanese CypressConiferous, Cool, Earthy, Fresh, Green
Safety Information for Hinoki Japanese Cypress
No known safety precautions for Hinoki Essential Oils