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Gassan, KUROMOJI herbal water

 Aromatic distilled water of chromophyll of Mount Gassan Spray, 50 ml.
【Scientific name】 Lindera umbellate.
 Aromatic distillation water.
【Extraction site】 Branches and leaves.
【Extraction method】 Steam distillation.
【Place of origin】 Gassan (Nishikawa Town)
Essential oil and aromatic distilled water are obtained when essential oil is extracted by steam distillation. Contains water-soluble fragrance components and trace amounts of essential oil components.

Essential oil extracted from Kuromoji trees nurtured in the great nature of Mt. In this poem from the Tale of Genji, a woman folds sakaki leaves, the fragrance of which reminds her of her memories of a woman, at the place where she stays and prays for the fragrance. The folklorist Kunio Yanagida imagined that the original “kuromoji” was originally “sakaki”, as the “sakaki” we associate with today does not have such a scent. Although it is not known whether this is true or not, there is a tradition in the Tohoku region of tying the catch of a hunt to a kuromoji tree as an offering or gift to the gods, and the scent of kuromoji seems to have been considered to have had a special meaning from ancient times. Even today, the constituents and fragrance of the chromophyll are said to have a relaxing and disinfecting effect, and its scent is used in various aspects of daily life.

It can be applied directly to the skin and can be used by both children and the elderly. For skin and hair care, as linen water and room spray. *Do not use if the product does not suit your skin or if you have scars. Use within 3 months after opening the bottle. *Since it is made from 100% natural ingredients, the fragrance may vary slightly depending on the time of y

Products are manufactured from wild vegetables and plants collected in the foothills of Mt Gassan in Yamagata Prefecture.
Yamagata, Japan. We do everything ourselves, from picking the ingredients to production, bottling and labelling.
We bring you the taste and aroma nurtured by the harsh natural environment of Mt Gassan.