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The History of Sake

The History of Sake

The History of Sake

Sake, Japan's iconic rice wine, boasts a rich history dating back over 2,000 years. Believed to have originated in the third century, sake production evolved alongside the development of rice cultivation techniques. Initially used in religious ceremonies, sake gradually became a staple in Japanese culture.

During the Nara period (710-794), sake played a pivotal role in imperial rituals. The art of brewing advanced in the following Heian period (794-1185), with the emergence of sake breweries. Over time, different sake varieties and brewing methods evolved, contributing to the diverse sake culture we appreciate today.

In the Edo period (1603-1868), sake production expanded, and distinctive regional styles emerged. The 20th century witnessed modernization and the adoption of advanced brewing technologies, further refining sake's quality.


Embarking on the Sake Odyssey

As we dive into the history of Japanese sake, we uncover a tale woven through centuries of craftsmanship and cultural significance. Sake, a traditional Japanese rice wine, has not only graced the tables of joyous celebrations but has also found its way into the realm of skincare. With this historical backdrop, EDOBIO introduces a skincare line that goes beyond conventional beauty routines.


Saketernal Skincare Series: A Symphony of Anti-Aging Elixir

Saketernal Full

The Saketernal Skincare Series transcends the ordinary, offering an anti-aging regimen that encapsulates the essence of simplicity and efficacy. The "BACK TO BASICS" philosophy is embodied in a trio of products – a refreshing moisturizing lotion, a youth-boosting serum, and a clarifying mask treatment. This minimalist approach is designed to promote brighter, clearer skin and overall skin health with a harmonious blend of carefully selected ingredients.


The Essence of Sake Lees: Nature's Gift to Your Skin

Sake Lees

Central to the Saketernal Series is the infusion of sake lees, known as SAKEKASU. Sourced from Michisakari, a distinguished brewery in Gifu Prefecture, the sake lees are meticulously crafted using methods passed down from the Edo period. EDOBIO recognizes the ancient Japanese superfood qualities of sake lees, harnessing their nutrients – peptides, amino acids, vitamins, yeast, and more.


Innovative Alchemy: Lactobacillus-Fermented Sake Lees Extract

Taking the skincare journey a step further, EDOBIO introduces its proprietary ingredient – "lactobacillus-fermented sake lees extract" enriched with BiProGE lactobacillus. This innovative addition amplifies the skincare benefits, promising a rejuvenating experience rooted in tradition yet tailored for modern needs.

In our next segments, we will explore the fascinating history of Japanese sake, connecting the dots between this time-honored beverage and the revolutionary Saketernal Skincare Series. Stay tuned as we unravel the cultural tapestry that inspires radiant and healthy skin with EDOBIO.

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