This is kondo from ′′ life with Japanese essential oils ′′
This time, when doing mindfulness
The No. 1 essential oil you want to use
Yoshino cypress essential oil and aromatic distilled water
how it is made
I would like to introduce you.
Yoshino cypress distillation method
Because it is different from the normal steam distillation method,
You might be surprised.
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What is Hinoki
The scientific name is Chamaecyparis obutusa
It is an evergreen conifer of the Hinoki family.
In Japan, in the Nihonshoki
There are records of its use as a building material.
Antibacterial and moisture resistant,
It has been used in bathtubs.
Among them, Yoshino cypress is finely
It is said to be a brand Hinoki even in the whole country.
Yoshino Cypress Market
The distillation method of Yoshino cypress does not use water.
The normal steam distillation method is
Steam is applied to the raw material,
Liquefaction by cooling steam containing aromatic components
Finally, the essential oil and aromatic distilled water are separated.
However, the distillation of Yoshino cypress
Inside the pressure-reduced cauldron
With neatly cut corners
Put an iron plate through which hot water passes,
How to evaporate the moisture of cypress
Using the "thermal circulation system"
Do not add any water.
The cauldron used for distillation is a pain to open.
iron plate for hot water
Is it an image of ondol?
Iron plate, wood, iron plate, wood...
Layer it like a mille-feuille.
It weighs a lot.
Mechanism inside the pot
I am 160 cm tall and
With a diameter that seems to fit comfortably,
Horizontal drum type.
When the square timbers and iron plates are arranged neatly
It looked very beautiful.
The inside is neatly lined with wood and iron plates.
A hose for hot water is connected to the iron plate.
It is heated by circulating hot water.
This day was planted from the day before. Thanks.
Hinoki moisture dripping on the ceiling
When the internal pressure of the pot is lowered and heated,
The moisture originally contained in the wood
It evaporates with the heat of the iron plate,
They gather on the ceiling of the drum-shaped cauldron.
The collected water vapor gathers to form water droplets,
It flows down the inner wall to the bottom.
In winter, it seems that condensation naturally occurs at the outside temperature,
In the summer, the cooling device installed on the inner wall
It seems to liquefy quickly.
What is pointing is the cooling device installed on the side.
Moisture gushing out
When the internal pressure of the pot is restored,
Moisture that has accumulated at the bottom
A lot of it will come out at once.
Come out jubjub,
Liquid overflowing from the tub...
Unintentionally wasteful! I cried.
The scent of cypress overflowing...
essential oil storage tank
An incredible amount of essential oils
It's stuck in the tank.
It is sold to various companies from here
It's going to be packed in a small bottle.
The demand for Yoshino cypress essential oil is
It seems that it is growing more and more.
in various scenes of life
I hope it will be used more.
Scenes where Yoshino cypress essential oil is useful
The main aromatic component of Yoshino cypress essential oil is α-pinene.
It's a so-called forest scent.
α-pinene has antibacterial and sedative effects.
Various effects can be expected.
Scenes that can be used in daily life
This is useful in such cases.
・I want to concentrate immediately
・ I want to practice mindfulness
・Looking for the scent of awakening
- Do small or simple tasks
・Want to easily enjoy the feeling of a cypress bath
・I want to improve my immunity and maintain my physical condition
Skin care products as aroma craft
For aroma sprays, bath salts, etc.
such as using
It is a scent that is easy to use even among Japanese essential oils.
by all means throughout the year
Try using Yoshino cypress essential oil.
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