Hong Kuai (Chamaecyparis formosensis) has a pleasing, woody fragrance that supports a deep sense of relaxation. It is also used as an air enhancer or men’s cologne. Traditionally used for building shrines, temples, and homes, this sought-after soft wood is very resistant to insects and decay due its abundant aromatic nature.
Botanical Family: Cupressaceae
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from sustainably harvested, culled wood.
- Alpha-Pinene (4-6%)
- Myrtenal (3-7%)
- Myrtenol (11-18%)
- Myrtanol (13-19%)
- Delta-Cadinene (7-10%)
- Alpha-Elemol (1-4%)
- Tau-Muurolol (3-6%)
Historical: Hong Kuai trees grow up to 55-60 meters tall in high altitude areas of Taiwan and can live over 1,000 years. The wood of these trees is highly resistant to decay and valued for building temples.
How to Use
- Topical: Dilute 1 drop with 4 drops of V-6™ or olive oil. Test on small area of skin on underside of arm. Apply to desired area as needed. Aromatic: Diffuse up to 30 minutes 3 times daily.
- Use For: Spiritual Awareness
BLENDS containing Hong Kuai
PERSONAL PRODUCTS containing Hong Kuai
* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.