Most people know about Tamarind fruit in some form, in Tamarind juice, in Indian chutney or curry or in good ol’ BBQ sauce… Tamarind fruit pulp is the base for what most of us know as Tamarind. The pulp which is rich in vitamins and
Turmeric is a key ingredient in Jamu, the ancient Indonesian herbal medicine. Since the scientific community in European and American started taking an interest in this rhizome in the last 20th century, Turmeric has become one of the most studied herbs. The key nutrient in
Antioxidants are supposed to be good for us, and most of us try to consume antioxidants through food, drinks or supplements. But ever wonder if one specific form of antioxidant is better than the other? Like, if I love to drink tea, should I drink
Candlenut holds a special place at JUARA. Our very first JUARA product we launched was our popular Candlenut Body Creme, a.k.a. Bali in a Jar, which became an instant hit with customers, editors and estheticians alike. By popular demand, many more Candlenut treasures followed. But
‘Tis the season for all things Cinnamon! Ahhh…what would the holidays be without Cinnamon’s signature aroma. Whether we’re talking aromatic cookies, spiced cakes or hearty stews, Cinnamon is one of the most popular spices, loved and revered around the world. Its use originates as far
Oh, the weather outside is snowing… well almost. Wherever you are this holiday season, one thing for sure is winter that can bring about dryness and dehydration – whether it’s the cold air or the cozy heaters inside. Humidity goes down, dehydration goes up! What’s
Ever since I learned that ginger is one of only a few spices that has proven anti-inflammatory benefits after consumption, I have been avidly trying to figure out how to add it, and it’s other anti-inflammatory spice friends into my cooking. Don’t like reading articles?
We all know Turmeric from Indian, Thai and Indonesian food. It gives curry its yellow color and adds a slightly bitter, mustardy flavor. Turmeric is also one of the most important Indonesian Jamu ingredients with all kinds of powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. But sweets?
“Regimen” may sound restrictive and boring, but a consistent daily regimen is in fact your skin’s best friend. Like with anything in life, a consistent regimen tells you over time what’s working and what needs change because it gives you a solid benchmark to start