"Forest scent" tree
Aomori Hiba, which is said to grow only in snowy regions, is characterized by finely grained wood grain. To be 70 cm in diameter, it will take about 300 years, three times as long as cedars. Due to the firm and finely grained wood grain cultivated over a long time, it is strong against water and hard to rot. Because it contains a lot of hinokitiol called "scent of forest", it has antimicrobial effect, tranquilizing effect, insecticidal effect, deodorant and deodorizing effect, etc. Therefore, in addition to its use as a high-class material of the housing and interior, it has a chopping board and a bath It is also preferred as a product.

「森の香り」の木
雪の多い地方でしか育たないと言われる青森ヒバは、木目も細かく美しいのが特徴。直径70cmになるには、杉の3倍の年月、約300年かかる。長い歳月で培った強固で細やかな木目により、水にも強く腐りにくい。「森林の香り」と言われるヒノキチオールを多く含み、抗菌効果、精神安定効果、防虫効果、消臭・脱臭効果などがあるため、住宅の構造や内装の高級材としての用途以外にまな板やお風呂用品としても好まれる。