Thai Herbs + Local Wisdom + Urban Lifestyle
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Plai or Cassumunar ginger
Plai, or cassumunar ginger, is one of the most acclaimed Thai herbs recorded in traditional Thai medicine recipes. Essential oil extracted from Plai rhizomes is widely known for its medicinal properties, with the main substances to help reduce pain, swelling, inflammation, fatigue, muscle tension, and numbness.
Ripe mangoes are the real tropical refreshment, especially barracuda mango that is popular among Thai locals. In addition to its role in terms of cuisine (who would say no to the fulfilling dessert – fresh ripe mango with sticky rice), barracuda mango scent in combination with a variety of essential oils could also help balance emotions for mood lifting and refreshing.
Travelling to the Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Sorn, or other provinces in the North of Thailand, you will find Arabian Jasmine is the familiar sight. The purely white colour is not the only highlight of this flower, as its essential oil has aromatherapy benefits. Its subtly sweet fragrance helps balance emotion and calm the anxiety. In other words, this sweet floral scent will give you a more restful and comfortable sleep simply by massaging or inhaling; your body senses will be stimulated for relaxing for a deeper sleep.
White Indian cork
If you have heard of the delicate white Indian cork, the flower was given the beautiful name “Kasalong” by Thai Northern people. Thai medicine recipe recorded its name as the herb that widens the bronchi for better breathing. For that, our collection is created with Kasalong fragrance, blended with other vernacular natural essential oils for a soothing and serene mood.
Dubbed the Vanilla of Southeast Asia, this linear emerald green leaf with the unique aroma is called with various names: Toei, Toei Hom, Pandan, or even Padanus leaf. It is considered a staple traditional Thai herb with its scent – the property that helps balance the emotion, calm the mind, develop deeper concentration, and improve focus.
Turmeric, one of Thailand's vernacular herbs, helps soothe the skin from rashes and allergies.
Turmeric essential oil is extracted from 100% turmeric rhizomes by the steam distillation. In addition to its unique scent of herbal medicine, turmeric essential oil also has pharmacological properties of anti-depressants, giving a brighter, more energetic and lively feeling.
Honey extract contains flavonoid compounds, an important component of natural anti-oxidant property. It protects skin from sun damage while softening the skin with hydration, and keeps the skin from drying out.
Lemongrass is a local medicinal herb in tropical Asian countries.
It reduces muscle aches, and stimulates better blood flow. The pleasant aroma of lemongrass essential oil has relaxation property that relieves stress and anxiety, and balances the emotion.
Butterfly Pea is a classic Thai herb with health properties. Butterfly Pea contains "Anthocyanin", a substance that helps improve blood flow and circulation, allowing the organs to function at optimal levels. This helps rejuvenate skin for more radiance.
According to Thai herbal medicine recipe, camphor is the distilled output from wood, barks, or roots from the namesake tree. It is categorized into “Hot Temperature” herb, so it can be used for rubbing massage to relieve pains, sprains, nerve pain, and ease off the swelling from poisonous insect sting.
While Thai locals call it “Mint Flake”, the herb is internationally known with the name Menthol. Its essential oil has cool aroma which helps reduce muscle stiffness, relieve stress, headache, dizziness, cold, and nasal congestion.
Coconut oil is the extracted fat from the meat of coconut balls. The oil is non-bleached or refined with any chemicals. Coconut oil helps relieve skin irritation, while reduce bacterial growth and replenish hydration for smoother and softer skin.
Rice bran oil
Rice bran oil is extracted from rice bran. Its property helps promote healthier skin: Vitamin E replenishes the hydration, resulting in moistened, soft, and naturally youth-looking skin, while Vitamin B helps boost skin hydrant, and slow down wrinkles.
Orange is a Thai fruit that is widely available and cultivated in many areas of Thailand. Above all, it promotes healthy skin with its high Vitamin C. The antioxidant in orange, when combined with the power of Vitamin C, helps protect skin cells from sun damage, pollution, reduce wrinkles, and nourish skin cells. As Vitamin C is the precursor to collagen, the skin looks firmer.
Kaffir lime is a Thai herb with a wide range of benefits; almost all the parts are useful. Kaffir lime and its leaves are used in Thai culinary, while its scent has aromatherapy property as well.
The aroma of kaffir lime is the relaxing essential oil. Those with often stress, upon inhaling the aroma, the tension will gradually be relieved.
Aloe Vera herb has other local names such as “Wan Fire Mai” (Northern) and “Hang Takhe” (Central).
Jelly in aloe vera leaves contains Aloin, the substance that helps prevent sunburn when applied on the skin as well as soothing the irritation from sun allergy. Additionally, aloe vera is a replenishing hydrator; its extract is rich in natural substances that stimulate skin cells to produce collagen and hyaluronic acid – the essentials that help moisturize the skin.
This green herb is rich in benefits. The main substance in centella asiatica is Glycosite, the anti-oxidant that helps reduce deterioration of cells and tissues while accelerating the production of collagen and elastin for radiant skin. According to its benefits, the herb has been considered an anti-aging herb.
It is believed that Eucalyptus has medicinal properties with its essential substances that potentially combat inflammatory, kill bacteria, and relieve pain and swelling. Also, it is a treatment for respiratory disease symptoms such as nasal congestion, runny nose, cough, and headache, resulting in a better breathing and refreshing feeling.
Grapefruit is a tropical fruit in the citrus family, a hybrid of pomelo and citrus sinensis. Its semi sweet flavor comes with numerous nutrients, especially in its essential oil that contains antioxidant agents, namely Vitamin C, Myrcene, Terpinene, Pinene, and Citronellol. The aroma of grapefruit essential oil also refreshes and energizes emotionally, improving concentration, and lifting up depression.
Hyaluronic Acid is a natural extract that locks in moisture to the skin. The extract can retain over 1,000 times its weight in water, making it an excellent moisturizer that keeps skin hydrated, resulting in soft, elastic, healthy skin.