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List of plant or animal sources of natural flavorings
Last updateF12/05/2006

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
AgrimonyDamiana
AjowanDandelion
AkayajioDate palm
AkebiaDavana
AlfalfaDeertongue
AlkanetDill
AllspiceDittany
AlmondDittany of Crete
AloeDog grass, Couch grass
AmachaDokudami
AmachazuruDoragon's blood
AmberDried bonito
AmbergrisDurian
AmbretteEbisugusa
AmigasayuriEgg
AmyrisEgoma
AngelicaElder
Angola weedElecampane
AngosturaElemi
AniseEleutherococcus
AnnattoElm
Anzutake, ChanterelleElm-mushroom
AppleEndive
Apple mintEngosaku
ApricotEnju, Japanese-pagoda-tree
Areca nut, Betel nut Enokidake
AritasoErigeron
ArnicaEucalyptus
ArtemisiaEupatorium
ArtichokeEyebright
AsafetidaFeijoa, Pineapple guava
Avens, Herb bennetFennel
AvocadoFenugreek
Bamboo shootFermented alcoholic beverages
BananaFermented milk
BarberryFermented seasoning solution
BasikurumonFig
BasilFir
BayFish
BeansFlax
BearberryForger me not, Mouse ears
BeechFruit vegetables
Bees waxFujibakama
BenzoinFujimodoki
BergamotFumitory
Bergamot mintFusel oil
BetelGalanga
BetonyGalbanum
BirchGambir
Biwa, LoquatGarden rhubarb, Edible rhubarb
Black caraway, NigellaGardenia
Black tea Garlic
BlackberryGenet
Blessed thistleGennoshoko
BlueberryGentian
BoldoGeranium
BorageGermander
BoroniaGetto
BranGiboshi
BreadfruitGinger
Brown sugarGinkgo, Gingko
BryoniaGinseng
BuchuGishigishi, Dock
BuckbeansGolden rod
BuffaloberryGoldthread
BugleGooseberry
BunaharitakeGoshuyu
BurdockGrains of paradise
Burnet Grape
ButterGrapefruit
Butter milkGreen tea
Butter oilGround ivy
CacaoGuaiacum
CactusGuarana
CadeGuava
Cajeput, CajuputGumi, Oleaster
Calabash nutmegGymnema sylvestre
CalamintHakobe, Common chickweed
CalamondinHamabofu
CalamusHamago
CamelliaHamanasu, Rugosa rose
CamomileHamasuge
Camphor treeHanasuge
CaperHasukappu
CapsicumHatsutake
CarawayHaw
CardamonHawthorn
Carissa, KarandaHay
CarnationHazelnut
Carob, Locust beanHeather
CarrotHemp
CascaraHenna
CascarillaHiba
Cashew nutHibiscus. Roselle
CassieHickory
CastoreumHikiokoshi
CatechuHimehagi
CatnipHinoki
CedarHiratake
CeleryHishi, Water chestnut
CentauryHoarhound
Century plantHoney
CerealsHoneysuckle
ChampacHonoki
CheeseHop
CherimoyaHorsemint
CherryHorseradish
Cherry laurelHoukitake
Cherry treeHoushou
ChervilHyacinth
ChestnutHyssop
ChichitakeIceland moss
ChicoryIkariso
ChigayaImmortelle, Everlasting flower
Chinese bayberryImperatoria
Chinese oliveInokozuchi
Chinese quinceItadori
ChirataIvy
ChiveIwaohgi
ChlorellaJaborandi
ChokeberryJanohige
ChosengomishiJapanese pepper
ChrysanthemumJapanese persimmon
CinchonaJasmin
CinnamonJew's mallow
CitronellaJob's tears
CitrusJojoba
CivetJujube
Clary sageJuniper berry
CloveKaininso
CloverKamala
Cnidium fruitKarasubishaku, Dragon root
CocaKarasuuri
CoconutKatakuri
CoffeeKawamidori
ColaKencur
ColomboKenponashi, Japanese raisin tree
ColtsfootKibanaohgi
ComfreyKidachi aloe
Common nasturtiumKihada
Common pomegranateKikaigaratake
Common popsissewaKikurage, Jew's-ear
CopaibaKikyo, Baloon flower
CorianderKisasage
Corn-mint, Japanese mintKiwifruit
CostmaryKnotgrass
CostusKobushi
CrabKoganebana
CranberryKohone
CreamKoji
CubebKombu kelp
CucumberKondurango
Cultured lactic acid bacteria solution Koutake
Cultured Moniliaceae solutionKrill
CuminKuko
CurrantKurara
Curry leafKuromoji
Curry powderKusaboke, Dwarf Japanese quince
CypressKusasugikazura
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Kuzu, Thunberg kudzu vine
L to Q
R to Z
Labdanum, CisteRadish
LaurelRakanka, Lo han kuo
Lavender Ramboutan
Leaf vegetablesRaspberry
LeekRed beans
LemonRed sandalwood
LemongrassRenge
LicoriceRengyo
Life-everlasting flowerReseda
LilacRhatany
LilyRhubarb
LimeRoasted barley
LinaloeRooibos
LindenRoot and tuber vegetables
Lindera rootRose
Lion's footRose apple
LiqueurRosemary
LitchiRosewood
LitseaRowan tree, European mountain ash
Lobster, Prawn, ShrimpRoyal agaric
LonganRue
Long-leaved podocarpRush
LongoseRyofunso
LotusSafflower
LovageSaffron
LungmossSage
LungwortSagiomodaka
Maidenhair fernSalsify
MaitakeSandalwood
MaizeSandarac
MallowSanshuyu
Malt Santa herb
MangoSapodilla
MangosteenSaposhinikovia root
Manna ashSarashinashoma
MapleSarsaparilla
MarigoldSarunokoshikake
MarjoramSasa, Bamboo grass
MarshmallowSasakusa
MassoiSassafras
MasticSauces
Matatabi, Silver vineSavory
Mate teaSchinus molle
MaticoSea buckthorn
MatsuhodoSea squirt
MatsuojiSea urchin
MatsutakeSeaweed
MatusbusaSekisho
MeadowsweetSendan
Meat Senega
MehajikiSenkyu
MelilotSenna
Melissa, BalmSesame
MelonShakuyaku, Chinese peony
MesquiteShallot
MikanShellfish
MilfoilShiitake
MilkShimeji
Milk thistleShoro
MimosaShukusha
MishimasaikoSilver weed
Miso, Soybean pasteSimarouba
MistletoeSkirret
MitsumataSloe berry
MolassesSnake
Moutan barkSnakeroot, Serpentary
MugwortSoy sauce
MulberrySoybeans
MulleinSpearmint
Murasaki, GromwellSpignel
MushroomSpikenard
MuskSpirits
MustardSpruce
Myoga Squid
MyrobalanSt.John's wort
MyrrhStar anise
MyrtleStarfruit, Carambora
NadeshikoStrawberry
NaginatakojuStrawberry tree
NamekoStyrax
NantenSuberihiyu, Pigweed
NaratakeSugar apple, Sweet sop
NarcissusSugi, Peacock pine
NattoSundew
Nemunoki, Silk treeSunflower
NettleSuppon, Snapping turtle
NezumimochiSuppontake
Nori, LaverTade, Water pepper
NutTamarind
Nutmeg, MaceTamogitake
OakTangerine, Mandarin
Oak mossTansy
OctopusTara, Angelica tree
Oil and fatsTarragon
OkeraTenma
OlibanumTenryocha
OliveThistle
OminaeshiThyme
OnionTi-tree
Oolong teaTochu
OpoponaxToki
OrangeTolu balsam
Orange flowerTomato
OriganumTonka beans
OrrisTruffle
OsmanthusTsukushi, Fern-ally
PalmarosaTsuriganeninjin
PandanusTsurudokudami
PapawTsuyukusa
PapayaTuberose
Para cressTurmeric
ParsleyUkogi
ParsnipUme, Japanese apricot
Passion fruitUsubasaishin
PatchouliValerian
PeachVanilla
PeanutVerbena, Vervain
Pear Veronica
Pellitory Vetiver
PennyroyalVinegar
PepinoViolet
PepperWalnut
PeppermintWarabi, Eagle fern
PeptoneWaremoko, Garden burnet
PerillaWasabi
Peru balsamWatafujiutsugi
PetitgrainWater cress
Pickled productsWatermelon
PineWax jambu, Mankil
PineappleWhey
PistachioWild cherry
PlantainWine lees
PlumWinter bloom
PoplarWintergreen
PoppyWoodruff
Pressed sake cakeWormseed
Pressed soy sauce cakeWormwood
Prickly ashYakuchi
PrimroseYamabushi take
ProteinsYeasts
Prunella, Self-healYlang-ylang
Purging cassiaYoroigusa
QuassiaYucca
QuebrachoYukinoshita
Quillaja, QuillaiaYuzu
QuinceZdravetz
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Zedoary