UCHIYA Essential Oils

Japanese Essential Oils

wa-series 01Kyoto Kitayama Sugi Essential Oil

Sourced from the famous cedar mountains of Kyoto known as Kitayama, the straight grained, fragrant wood of the Kyoto Kitayama Sugi has long been prized in Japanese culture. Long used for building floors and pillars in traditional architecture, we are happy to now offer the essential oil as well. The fragrance is similar to other cedars with a brighter floral and sweet notes.
Our Kyoto Kitayama Sugi oil, as the name suggests, is produced from wood harvested right from the scenic Kitayama Mountains in Kyoto Japan. The oil is extracted from the leaves via steam distillation.

* Free samples(2ml) are available. Please feel free to inquire via our contact page.

Scientific Name :
Cryptomeria japonica var radicans
Family :
Cedar Family
Place of Origin :
Japan (Kyoto)
Extraction Material :
leaves and branches
Extraction Type :
Steam Distillation

wa-series 02Kuromoji Essential Oil

A wild growing tree found all over Japan, the antimicrobial effects of Kuromoji saw it used traditionally as the raw material in the manufacture of high-grade toothpicks. With a woody, peppery, freshly cut fragrance, even a little bit of this essential oil goes a long way. Our Kuromoji oil is produced from wood branches harvested right here in Japan as part of a government program to keep the mountainsides beautiful. The Kuromoji oil is extracted from the wood via steam distillation.

Scientific Name :
Lindera umbellata
Family :
Camphoraceae Family
Place of Origin :
Japan (Kyoto)
Extraction Material :
leaves and branches
Extraction Type :
Steam Distillation

wa-series 03Yakusugi Essential Oil

Yakusugi essential oil is extracted from the buried remains of Yakusugi trees native to the pristine forests of Yakushima Island. The oil is distilled from raw materials such as Yakusugi stumps and root stocks which remain free of decay, even after 200-300 years.
The Essential Oil contains casinene, mulolen etc. as its main components. Being a world heritage site, you can enjoy the feeling of bathing amongst a beautiful old world forest with the scent of wilderness from the Yakusugi Essential Oils.

Scientific Name :
Cryptomeria japonica
Family :
Cedar Family
Place of Origin :
Japan (Yakushima, Kagoshima prefecture)
Extraction Material :
Buried Lumber
Extraction Type :
Steam Distillation

wa-series 04Koyamaki (Japanese Umbrella Pine) Essential Oil

From the meticulously preserved World Heritage Site of Mt. Koya, Koyamaki is well known throughout Japan. The tree is used as an Imperial Crest for certain members of the Japanese Royal Family. The image of Koyamaki in Japan conveys a sacred air, accented by a fresh, sharp and majestic fragrance of the green woods that is wholly refreshing.

Scientific Name :
Sciadopitys verticillata
Family :
Conifer Family
Place of Origin :
Japan (Wakayama Prefecture)
Extraction Material :
Leaves and Branches
Extraction Type :
Steam Distillation

wa-series 05Yuzu Essential Oil

Perhaps the most famous citrus fruit from Japan, the fragrant Yuzu has long lent its fragrance to many aspects of Japanese culture. The fragrance is sweet, floral and is a similar to ripe lemons with a touch of mandarin orange. This refreshing scent is not only used in food, but has been used to scent Japanese baths as well.

Our Yuzu oil is produced from fruit grown right here in Japan. The Yuzu oil is extracted from the peel and crushed fruit via steam distillation.

Scientific Name :
Citrus Junos
Family :
Citrus Family
Place of Origin :
Japan (Miyazaki Prefecture)
Extraction Material :
Peel and Crushed Fruit
Extraction Type :
Steam Distillation

wa-series 06Todomatsu Essential Oil

Todomatsu, which grows naturally in the magnificent northern lands of severe cold throughout Hokkaido and Sakhalin.
Todomatsu has a refreshing and powerful scent, due to the naturally occuring limonene, which also adds a faint citrus scent.
Since it has bactericidal and antibacterial effects, it is considered to be suitable as a form of air purification.

Scientific Name :
Abies sachalinensis
Family :
Pinaceae Family
Place of Origin :
Japan (Hokkaido)
Extraction Material :
Leaves and Lumber
Extraction Type :
Steam Distillation

wa-series 07Yoshino Sugi Essential Oil

Yoshino Sugi is a variety of Japanese lumber which is grown in Yoshino forest in Nara prefecture. The wood has a close grain and few knots, which makes the wood stronger than other varieties of cedar. The woody scent is said to have a calming and relaxing properties with an added benefit of deodorant effects on people.

Scientific Name :
Cryptomeria Japonica
Family :
Cedar Family
Place of Origin :
Japan (Nara Prefecture)
Extraction Material :
Lumber
Extraction Type :
Steam Distillation

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