Sugi (Japanese Cedar) - Cryptomeria Japonica

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Botanical Name - Sugi - Cryptomeria Japonica.

Plant Origin - Japan.

Oil taken from - Leaves and twigs.

Extraction Method - Steam distillation.

Aroma Description - A woody and peppery evergreen aroma with mildly sweet undertones.


Traditional uses for Japanese Sugi Essential Oil include -

Sugi means 'Cedar' in Japanese and Cryptomeria Japonica is Japan's national tree.

The magnificent trees can reach over 70 metres in height, and are traditionally planted near Temples and Shrines, and form large areas of forestation in Japan.

Sugi is a calming, soothing Essential Oil that helps you relax when feeling tense and overly alert.

When used in massage it helps improve the circulation and toxin removal.  It relaxes tension and discomfort in tight muscles and stiff joints & is a useful immune system booster.

It can be used in skincare support for oily and greasy skin types, and offers a highly anti-microbial profile, making it a good choice for acne and spotty skins.  It can also be added to haircare preparations to discourage overly oily hair - helping to re-address the natural balance of the hairs oil secretions. 

Sugi has a rich Pinene content and so it can be used to help respiratory conditions when burnt and inhaled. 

When burnt it is also traditionally used for meditative purposes and active reflection, it helps achieve a positive, relaxed mindset.


Japanese Sugi Essential Oil blends well with -

Neroli, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cananga, Lime, Orange, Ylang Ylang, Lemongrass, Lavender, Marjoram and Cypress Essential Oils amongst many others.


Mantra Aromatherapy Japanese Sugi Essential OIl is -

A pure and neat Essential Oil that has not been blended/adulterated or diluted in any way.

It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.

Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap and its own dripper insert for ease of use.

Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.

Mantra Aromatherapy Japanese Sugi oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.


Product Safety -

Always store pure essential oils in brown glass bottles in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.

To maximise the shelf life of any essential oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal!


Essential Oils should never be -

taken internally,

put on the skin without being correctly diluted first. 

never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed  skin. 

they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.

care and Medical advice should be taken before using essential oils if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new essential oil.