Essential Oil Making Experience in Japan

After strolling along Mochizuki Road, which runs between the river and the railroad tracks, experience the process of distilling plants to make essential oils. This a soothing experience where you can enjoy the scent of the plants as they’re cut and distilled into oils.

A distillation activity using plants from Okumikawa.
Experience the process of making essential oils using the seasonal plants.
During the activity, take a walk along Mochizuki Kaido, the road between the river and the railroad tracks, to find materials for your oil.
* Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
* Starts: Shinshiro, Japan
* Trip Category: Classes & Workshops >> Craft Classes




After strolling along Mochizuki Road, which runs between the river and the railroad tracks, experience the process of distilling plants to make essential oils. This a soothing experience where you can enjoy the scent of the plants as they’re cut and distilled into oils.

A distillation activity using plants from Okumikawa.
Experience the process of making essential oils using the seasonal plants.
During the activity, take a walk along Mochizuki Kaido, the road between the river and the railroad tracks, to find materials for your oil.

Itinerary

First, take a walk along Mochizuki Kaido, located near the activity facility. Depending on the season, you may find some plants to distill, so keep an eye out during your walk.
After that, it’s time for the distillation process. First, cut the plants and take in their aroma. After cutting, place the plants in the distiller and enjoy a cup of tea while you wait. After some time, the distilled scent is extracted and ready to be bottled up.