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Hinoki Bath Stool – Large

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This little stool was crafted from Japanese cypress (hinoki) and is used as a bathing stool at ryokans, onsens and hot springs. Hinoki wood is naturally antibacterial and renowned for its strength and calming woody aroma.


Chamaecyparis obtusa (Japanese cypresshinoki cypress or hinoki; Japanese: 檜 or 桧 hinoki) is a species of cypress native to central Japan in East Asia. For centuries Chamaecyparis Obtusa, known as Hinoki has been praised for its countless and precious uses: from building of ancient Japanese temples and shrines to its therapeutic aroma that helps to achieve a peaceful state of mind, sterilization and many other benefits.


30x20xH30 cm

Naturally antibacterial

Made in Nakatsugawa City, Gifu Prefecture

*Please note we are unable to ship wood products to NZ due to customs and bio-security restrictions. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us at


Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Gifu is located approximately in the centre of the country, and therefore has been the site of many historical moments such as battles and trade. Gifu was also once known as the centre for sword-making and is now renown for it's pottery and crafts.

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