Hiba Wood Bath Salt is a mixture of Aomori Hiba Wood Oil and salt. It is made by pumping and distilling the mineral-rich seawater from the Tsugaru Strait in Japan.
Long praised in Japan, Aomori Hiba is a slow-growing, long-lived cypress tree whose wood has been used in the construction of temples and notable buildings throughout Japan for centuries. Hiba wood is naturally an antiseptic, water-resistant, insect-repelling, and a calming aromatic. Cul de Sac has developed a way to vapor extract the essential oil used in their products from waste lumber harvested from 250-year-old trees, thus recycling this useful and pleasing material.