List of plant or animal sources of natural flavorings

These substances in this list are given in the Director-general of Environmental Health Bureau Notice, No. 56 (published by the Ministry of Health and Welfare on May 23, 1996).

These additives are listed here in alphabetic order.

A to C

D to K

Agrimony Damiana
Ajowan Dandelion
Akayajio Date palm
Akebia Davana
Alfalfa Deertongue
Alkanet Dill
Allspice Dittany
Almond Dittany of Crete
Aloe Dog grass, Couch grass
Amacha Dokudami
Amachazuru Doragon's blood
Amber Dried bonito
Ambergris Durian
Ambrette Ebisugusa
Amigasayuri Egg
Amyris Egoma
Angelica Elder
Angola weed Elecampane
Angostura Elemi
Anise Eleutherococcus
Annatto Elm
Anzutake, Chanterelle Elm-mushroom
Apple Enpe
Apple mint Engosaku
Apricot Enju, Japanese-pagoda-tree
Areca nut, Betel nut Enokidake
Aritaso Erigeron
Arnica Eucalyptus
Artemisia Eupatorium
Artichoke Eyebright
Asafetida Feijoa, Pineapple guava
Avens, Herb bennet Fennel
Avocado Fenugreek
Bamboo shoot Fermented alcoholic beverages
Banana Fermented milk
Barberry Fermented seasoning solution
Basikurumon Fig
Basil Fir
Bay Fish
Beans Flax
Bearberry Forger me not, Mouse ears
Beech Fruit vegetables
Bees wax Fujibakama
Benzoin Fujimodoki
Bergamot Fumitory
Bergamot mint Fusel oil
Betel Galanga
Betony Galbanum
Birch Gambir
Biwa, Loquat Garden rhubarb, Edible rhubarb
Black caraway, Nigella Gardenia
Black tea Garlic
Blackberry Genet
Blessed thistle Gennoshoko
Blueberry Gentian
Boldo Geranium
Borage Germander
Boronia Getto
Bran Giboshi
Breadfruit Ginger
Brown sugar Ginkgo, Gingko
Bryonia Ginseng
Buchu Gishigishi, Dock
Buckbeans Golden rod
Buffaloberry Goldthread
Bugle Gooseberry
Bunaharitake Goshuyu
Burdock Grains of paradise
Burnet Grape
Butter Grapefruit
Butter milk Green tea
Butter oil Ground ivy
Cacao Guaiacum
Cactus Guarana
Cade Guava
Cajeput, Cajuput Gumi, Oleaster
Calabash nutmeg Gymnema sylvestre
Calamint Hakobe, Common chickweed
Calamondin Hamabofu
Calamus Hamago
Camellia Hamanasu, Rugosa rose
Camomile Hamasuge
Camphor tree Hanasuge
Caper Hasukappu
Capsicum Hatsutake
Caraway Haw
Cardamon Hawthorn
Carissa, Karanda Hay
Carnation Hazelnut
Carob, Locust bean Heather
Carrot Hemp
Cascara Henna
Cascarilla Hiba
Cashew nut Hibiscus. Roselle
Cassie Hickory
Castoreum Hikiokoshi
Catechu Himehagi
Catnip Hinoki
Cedar Hiratake
Celery Hishi, Water chestnut
Centaury Hoarhound
Century plant Honey
Cereals Honeysuckle
Champac Honoki
Cheese Hop
Cherimoya Horsemint
Cherry Horseradish
Cherry laurel Houkitake
Cherry tree Houshou
Chervil Hyacinth
Chestnut Hyssop
Chichitake Iceland moss
Chicory Ikariso
Chigaya Immortelle, Everlasting flower
Chinese bayberry Imperatoria
Chinese olive Inokozuchi
Chinese quince Itadori
Chirata Ivy
Chive Iwaohgi
Chlorella Jaborandi
Chokeberry Janohige
Chosengomishi Japanese pepper
Chrysanthemum Japanese persimmon
Cinchona Jasmin
Cinnamon Jew's mallow
Citronella Job's tears
Citrus Jojoba
Civet Jujube
Clary sage Juniper berry
Clove Kaininso
Clover Kamala
Cnidium fruit Karasubishaku, Dragon root
Coca Karasuuri
Coconut Katakuri
Coffee Kawamidori
Cola Kencur
Colombo Kenponashi, Japanese raisin tree
Coltsfoot Kibanaohgi
Comfrey Kidachi aloe
Common nasturtium Kihada
Common pomegranate Kikaigaratake
Common popsissewa Kikurage, Jew's-ear
Copaiba Kikyo, Baloon flower
Coriander Kisasage
Corn-mint, Japanese mint Kiwifruit
Costmary Knotgrass
Costus Kobushi
Crab Koganebana
Cranberry Kohone
Cream Koji
Cubeb Kombu kelp
Cucumber Kondurango
Cultured lactic acid bacteria solution Koutake
Cultured Moniliaceae solution Krill
Cumin Kuko
Currant Kurara
Curry leaf Kuromoji
Curry powder Kusaboke, Dwarf Japanese quince
Cypress Kusasugikazura

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Kuzu, Thunberg kudzu vine

L to Q

R to Z

Labdanum, Ciste Radish
Laurel Rakanka, Lo han kuo
Lavender Ramboutan
Leaf vegetables Raspberry
Leek Red beans
Lemon Red sandalwood
Lemongrass Renge
Licorice Rengyo
Life-everlasting flower Reseda
Lilac Rhatany
Lily Rhubarb
Lime Roasted barley
Linaloe Rooibos
Linden Root and tuber vegetables
Lindera root Rose
Lion's foot Rose apple
Liqueur Rosemary
Litchi Rosewood
Litsea Rowan tree, European mountain ash
Lobster, Prawn, Shrimp Royal agaric
Longan Rue
Long-leaved podocarp Rush
Longose Ryofunso
Lotus Safflower
Lovage Saffron
Lungmoss Sage
Lungwort Sagiomodaka
Maidenhair fern Salsify
Maitake Sandalwood
Maize Sandarac
Mallow Sanshuyu
Malt Santa herb
Mango Sapodilla
Mangosteen Saposhinikovia root
Manna ash Sarashinashoma
Maple Sarsaparilla
Marigold Sarunokoshikake
Marjoram Sasa, Bamboo grass
Marshmallow Sasakusa
Massoi Sassafras
Mastic Sauces
Matatabi, Silver vine Savory
Mate tea Schinus molle
Matico Sea buckthorn
Matsuhodo Sea squirt
Matsuoji Sea urchin
Matsutake Seaweed
Matusbusa Sekisho
Meadowsweet Sendan
Meat Senega
Mehajiki Senkyu
Melilot Senna
Melissa, Balm Sesame
Melon Shakuyaku, Chinese peony
Mesquite Shallot
Mikan Shellfish
Milfoil Shiitake
Milk Shimeji
Milk thistle Shoro
Mimosa Shukusha
Mishimasaiko Silver weed
Miso, Soybean paste Simarouba
Mistletoe Skirret
Mitsumata Sloe berry
Molasses Snake
Moutan bark Snakeroot, Serpentary
Mugwort Soy sauce
Mulberry Soybeans
Mullein Spearmint
Murasaki, Gromwell Spignel
Mushroom Spikenard
Musk Spirits
Mustard Spruce
Myoga Squid
Myrobalan St.John's wort
Myrrh Star anise
Myrtle Starfruit, Carambora
Nadeshiko Strawberry
Naginatakoju Strawberry tree
Nameko Styrax
Nanten Suberihiyu, Pigweed
Naratake Sugar apple, Sweet sop
Narcissus Sugi, Peacock pine
Natto Sundew
Nemunoki, Silk tree Sunflower
Nettle Suppon, Snapping turtle
Nezumimochi Suppontake
Nori, Laver Tade, Water pepper
Nut Tamarind
Nutmeg, Mace Tamogitake
Oak Tangerine, Mandarin
Oak moss Tansy
Octopus Tara, Angelica tree
Oil and fats Tarragon
Okera Tenma
Olibanum Tenryocha
Olive Thistle
Ominaeshi Thyme
Onion Ti-tree
Oolong tea Tochu
Opoponax Toki
Orange Tolu balsam
Orange flower Tomato
Origanum Tonka beans
Orris Truffle
Osmanthus Tsukushi, Fern-ally
Palmarosa Tsuriganeninjin
Pandanus Tsurudokudami
Papaw Tsuyukusa
Papaya Tuberose
Para cress Turmeric
Parsley Ukogi
Parsnip Ume, Japanese apricot
Passion fruit Usubasaishin
Patchouli Valerian
Peach Vanilla
Peanut Verbena, Vervain
Pear Veronica
Pellitory Vetiver
Pennyroyal Vinegar
Pepino Violet
Pepper Walnut
Peppermint Warabi, Eagle fern
Peptone Waremoko, Garden burnet
Perilla Wasabi
Peru balsam Watafujiutsugi
Petitgrain Water cress
Pickled products Watermelon
Pine Wax jambu, Mankil
Pineapple Whey
Pistachio Wild cherry
Plantain Wine lees
Plum Winter bloom
Poplar Wintergreen
Poppy Woodruff
Pressed sake cake Wormseed
Pressed soy sauce cake Wormwood
Prickly ash Yakuchi
Primrose Yamabushi take
Proteins Yeasts
Prunella, Self-heal Ylang-ylang
Purging cassia Yoroigusa
Quassia Yucca
Quebracho Yukinoshita
Quillaja, Quillaia Yuzu
Quince Zdravetz

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