Young Living’s first hair treatment is ideal for conditioning, Hinoki essential oil comes from the Hinoki cypress tree, Chamaecyparis obtusa, which is native to central Japan. The essential oil is distilled from the tree’s red-brown wood, and it retains the warm, slightly citrusy aroma. Because of this tree’s valuable qualities, it is numbered among the Five Sacred Trees of Kiso, which includes the most prized trees of the Kiso region. Today, it can be found as a popular ornamental tree both in Japan and around the world.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Chamaecyparis obtusa
BOTANICAL FAMILY: Cupressaceae
REGION(S) FOUND: Southern Japan
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
YL REGION: Most Young Living Hinoki Essential Oil comes from Japan
Hinoki essential oil joined the Young Living family in 2010.