Our medicinal plant cultivation segment helps us shore up the core of
our business while also helping contribute to the achievement of
the sustainable development goals (SDGs) established by the United Nations for 2030.
Main cultivation segments
Senna is a raw material for laxatives, widely used worldwide.
Our work in Myanmar has been selected as part of the SDG projects being pursued by the Japan International Cooperation Agency.
Glycyrrhizin and its derivatives are used in a wide range of applications, such as cosmetics and medicines as an anti-inflammatory agent.
We work with local firms and farms in China to ensure stable production of P. inflata, an endangered species, in inland China.
Used in medicines to reduce pain by improving blood circulation, such as warm compresses.
We have formed a medicinal chili pepper shippers’ association in the Hida region to ensure stable production.
A kampo medicine ingredient with laxative properties and used in a wide range of formulations.
We are addressing the depletion of local wild species while making use of fallow land in Hokkaido Prefecture to contribute to the local economy and job creation.