The Japanese Boxwood Comb was originated in Middle East Japan about 6000 years ago. It has evolved through the years from a decorative ornament to an essential fashion item by the end of the Edo period. Kyushu in the South of Japan and the Kansai region are the two main areas for the Tsuge Kushi.
The Boxwood tree combs are very good for the hair indeed it avoids scratching the scalps, helps regulating the sebum on the length of the hair, prevents greasy roots and dry ends. It also makes the hair shiny, strong and lustrous thanks to the Camelia oil used on the wood.