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's 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's Japanese Sugi 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/Absolute Oils if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new Essential Oil/Absolute Oil.

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.