Taiwan Hinoki Essential Oil
Taiwan Hinoki is a tree that lives to be 1,000-2,000 years old and grows in the mountain rainforests of Taiwan. Every tree ring has its own cache of that year’s essential oil.
- Botanical Family: Cupressacae
- Other Common Names: Taiwan Cypress, Hong Kuai
- Part of Plant Used: Twigs/Wood
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Taiwan Hinoki is comprised of monoterpenes (a-pinene) and sesquiterpenes (D-cadinene).
- Nervous System: Calms stress and anxiety
- Reproductive: Used as an aphrodisiac
- Respiratory: Provides respiratory support
- Scent Profile: Mid Note with a woodsy, strong, and earthy aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Taiwan Hinoki can last up to 100-200 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Woody
- Blends well with: Black Spruce, Blue Cypress, Blue Spruce, Cypress, Hemlock Spruce, Hinoki, White Spruce, and Ylang Ylang.
- No known issues
Products Using Taiwan Hinoki Essential Oil
- Coming soon
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.