Lustrous skin herb,
fully filled with vitality GETTOU
GETTOU herb is one of Zinger Family,
Blooming pretty little white flowers in early summer.
GETTOU is really into peoples life in OKINAWA.
It has high prevention and an antiseptic.
In OKINAWA they eat "MUCHII" on the 12th month in the lunar calendar.
"MUCHII" is a rice cake wrapped in GETTOU leaves.
It supposedly gets rid of bad luck and wishes for your well‐being.
Putting food on GETTOU leaves is used as a garnsh and believed to be good luck.
Actually,GETTOU has bactericidal effects and antimicrobial activites.
The cnaractor for GETTOU is "月桃"
"GETTOU" is written in Kanji as "月桃".
"月" means "moon" and "桃" means "peach".
GETTOU aroma tunes women's minds like the waxing and waning of the moon.
Moreover, GETTOU gets rid of bad things just like peachs in EUROPE.
GETTOU is a lucky charm for women.
Researchers are also interested in GETTOU’s powerof cosmetics and health.
Kawain with promoting collagen synthesis effect in skin
and polyphenol with strong anti-oxidization effect
were found in leaf part by the latest research.
A glossy deep green leaf is so large that it exceeds 50cm per sheet,
and grows thick to 3m in height.
GETTOU in OKINAWA grows under strong UV rays
and severe environment is full of power of protecting itself
and recovering from damages.
GETTOU essential oil has refreshing smell at top note like eucalyptus and lemon oil.
After that smell changing to sweet and relaxing like geranium.
It is one of representative essential oil like.
Extract oil from GETTOU reef is really rare and expensive like Rose and Neroli.
Only 30cc oil from 100kg of reefs.
It is keep the skin clean and contract,Antioxidant by high high Polyphenol.
Many of drug manufacturing has interest with GETTOU,
It is popular from who has atopic dermatitis problem and sensitive skin.
RUHAKU uses JAS authorized unquestionable Gettou leaf grown “GETTOU farm”
in Hamahiga island which is the first JAS certified Gettou grower in OKINAWA.
They carefully pick the GETTOU leaved by one piece by one piece
and pass them to the certified distillation factory
to produce GETTOU leaf water with full of gift from nature.
The Gettou leaf water is the first organic certified GETTOU extract
and Ruhaku’s original ingredient.