Hirado Buntan - Japanese Pomelo - Citrus maxima

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Botanical Name - Hirado Buntan - Japanese Pomelo - Citrus maxima.

Plant Origin -  Japan.

Oil taken from - Fruit peel.

Extraction Method - Cold Pressed.

Aroma Description - A sweet, tart and mildly acidic gentle citrus aroma with

a light bitter undertone.


Traditional uses for Hirado Buntan Essential Oil include -

A mild Citrus Essential Oil often called Japanese Pomelo, perfect to use with children or for individuals who enjoy Citrus aroma's, but find some of the stronger options a little overpowering.

An impressive fruit that can easily grow over 1Kg in weight!

The Hirado Buntan has a thick yellowy-green rind and it yields a gentle and captivating Essential Oil from the fruit rind, and unlike regular Pomelo - Citrus maxima, it has a more complex aroma with lightly bitter undertones.

Widely used in burners and vapour rings in the home, to create a gently fresh and uplifting environment. Hirado buntan is an invigorating and stimulating Essential Oil to the body.

For the mind, Hirado Buntan is a comforting Essential Oil that helps reduce anxiety and stress levels.  It helps to improve a low mood and can help with lack of focus.

When used as part of a regular bed time routine, Hirado Buntan can help promote unbroken and restful sleep.

This Essential Oil can also successfully be used in skincare preparations to help detox the lower layers of the skin to give a fresh and healthy complexion due to its notable anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant and anti-microbial content. 

Cleansing and detoxifying to the body it can also be used to improve digestion and circulation.

Hirado Buntan blends well with -

Beeswax Absolute, Coffe Blossom, Cacao, Rose Geranium, Basil, Lemon Verbena, Spearmint and Benzoin Essential Oils amongst many others.


Mantra Aromatherapy's Hirado Buntan 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's Hirado Buntan Essential Oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.

Product Safety -

Always store pure Essential Oils/Absolute 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/Absolute Oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal!

Essential Oils/Absolute 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, Absolute Oil or Product.

Please note - important information - 

Disclaimer for Mantra Aromatherapy's Essential Oils, Absolute Oils and

Products -

The section on the Traditional Uses of Essential Oils/Absolute Oils is just that - what each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil has been used for Traditionally by generations of users. 

Mantra Aromatherapy are not making any medical claims for the uses of any of the Essential Oils/Absolute Oils/Products we sell. 

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should not be used to treat, cure or prevent any medical condition and they should not be used to substitute mainstream medical treatments. 

We reflect only what has been written about the reputed traditional uses of each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil to help guide you to a starting point for your own personal requirements, enjoyment and research.