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Jamu – An Ancient Indonesian Herbal Tradition

A CENTURIES OLD INDONESIAN TRADITION JUARA is inspired by Indonesia’s Jamu herbal tradition and its holistic principles of prevention, balance and self-care. Dating back over 1000 years, Jamu uses medicinal plants to treat skin and health issues. Today, even with the prevalence of Western medicine,

How this popular Jamu drink benefits Women’s Health

Home of 80% of the world’s medicinal plants… It’s not surprising that Indonesia became the birthplace of Jamu, the ancient herbal medicine which is said to have originated during the Mataram Kingdom in Java over 1000 years ago, and enjoys popularity to this day despite

Why layer, and does product order really matter?

Ever wonder why we layer skincare products, and whether the order of products matter?  Most of us use multiple products and steps in our skincare routine.  Growing up in Japan and watching my mother, I learned at a young age that skincare was a meticulous

The Ritual of Coffee

I love my morning coffee.  That rich, deep warm feeling, and smell reminds me of those exploratory days in my twenties when I used to meet up with a group of friends every weekend morning. We would brunch all day, dance a little, laugh a

7 Easy Tips to a Jamu Lifestyle Today

This last Sunday, I found myself lying face down on a table, disrobed and in a small, dark room contemplating my life.  It was a serious moment not to be taken lightly… …A seriously amazing moment as I was receiving my massage and feeling all

Kombucha – Probiotic Goodness

Why do people drink kombucha or kefir or eat saurkraut or yogurt?  Do you know what prebiotics or probiotics are? Let’s start at the beginning Microbes are all around us, and for the longest time, the world thought that all microbes were bad.  But that’s