A member of the genus Gramineae, also known as grasses, Hatomugiis a super food with a particularly high nutritional value for a cereal. It has been considered beneficial for beauty and health since ancient times. In addition to eating it cooked, the plant is useful in making the Japanese sweet known as Yokuinin.

Recently, it has also attracted attention as a health food, including as a [nutritional] supplement.

Hatomugiessence extracted from Hatomugicontains12amino acids.

Amino acids arethe main components ofthe natural moisturizing factor(NMF)naturally present in skin. It is an essential component for maintaining the normal barrier function, shielding the skin from dryness and external irritants.

Rich in amino acids, Hatomugi essencesupplements NMF. As a beauty ingredient, it supports the skin’s barrier functionleading to enhanced moisture retention.