Discovering the Ancient Secrets of Jamu in Indonesia: A Journey with JUARA Skincare Oceania.

At JUARA Skincare, we are deeply committed to harnessing the power of Jamu—traditional Indonesian herbal medicine with a history spanning over 2000 years. To further our understanding and appreciation of these ancient recipes, I recently embarked on a fact-finding mission to Indonesia, beginning with the beautiful island of Bali (hubby came too)!

A Glimpse into Bali’s Rich History at Tugu Hotel

Our journey started at the enchanting Tugu Hotel, located in the heart of Canggu. This extraordinary hotel captures the vibrant spirit and passion of Indonesia, with each room meticulously designed by the owner to showcase an immaculate attention to detail. The rooms are a perfect marriage of color, texture, and atmosphere, creating an immersive experience that transports guests to another era.

I had the privilege of being personally shown around by Mr. Ari, the Hotel Manager, who provided an in-depth look at the hotel’s stunning collection of ancient relics and artworks.

His passion and knowledge brought the rich history of Indonesia and the significance of Jamu to life, deepening my appreciation for these traditional practices.

Following the tour, I was treated to experience 'A Culinary Journey throughout the Indonesian Archipelago', featuring an extensive menu of authentic Indonesia cuisine made with passed down recipes perfectly encapsulating the holistic wellness philosophy that underpins Jamu and JUARA Skincare.  

 Spa and Wellness at Tugu Hotel

After dinner, we discovered the enchanting world of JUARA Skincare at the award-winning Spa and Wellness Center of Tugu Hotel. Second to none, this is magic. We were immersed back to a time of great wonder—a time when legends were made and man and his gods conversed daily.

The spa menu features luxurious treatments such as the JUARA Deep Hydration Facial, JUARA Brightening Antioxidant Facial, Invigorating Coffee Foot Treatment, and more, all designed to rejuvenate and nourish your body and soul.

Thank you Mr Ari. 

 A Visit to Kappa Senses, Ubud

The journey continued at the serene permaculture eco resort of Kappa Senses, an organic retreat nestled in the lush greenery of Ubud.

This sanctuary is a testament to sustainable living, where many of the ingredients used in Jamu, and consequently in JUARA Skincare, are cultivated.

Here, we witnessed firsthand the meticulous care and dedication that goes into growing these powerful herbs and plants.

Kappa Senses not only grow these ingredients but also incorporates them into their food and Jamu drinks, for their guests to enjoy.


It was enlightening to learn about the profound impact these natural ingredients have on our health, both when consumed and applied topically. This experience reinforced the concept that what we put on our bodies is just as important as what we eat, as our skin absorbs these potent nutrients.

 The Power of Natural Ingredients

JUARA Skincare is dedicated to utilizing the finest natural ingredients, many of which we saw being lovingly tended in Indonesia. Our formulations include everyday ingredients like turmeric, avocado, and ginger, renowned for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric helps brighten and even skin tone, avocado deeply nourishes and hydrates, while ginger invigorates and revitalizes the skin.

We also incorporate more exotic ingredients like candlenut, tamarind, and rice. Candlenut oil is rich in essential fatty acids, providing intense hydration and promoting skin elasticity. Tamarind, with its natural alpha-hydroxy acids, gently exfoliates and brightens the skin, leaving it smooth and radiant. Rice, celebrated for its softening and brightening benefits, enhances the skin's texture and glow.

Award-Winning and Globally Recognized

It’s worth noting that Juara Skincare is not just renowned in New Zealand and Australia—it is globally recognized and has earned multiple awards for its innovative formulations and effective results. Used by skincare enthusiasts and professionals worldwide, Juara Skincare continues to set new standards in natural skincare.

Bringing Ancient Wisdom to Modern Skincare

These experiences have deepened my conviction in the efficacy and importance of Jamu ingredients. Unlike many modern pharmaceuticals, which often rely on synthetic compounds, Jamu uses natural, time-tested ingredients that nourish and heal the body from the inside out.

At JUARA Skincare Oceania, we strive to bring this ancient wisdom to our customers in New Zealand and Australia. Our products are crafted with the same powerful ingredients I saw being lovingly tended in Indonesia. By choosing JUARA, you are not only investing in your skin’s health but also honoring a rich tradition of natural wellness.


Join Us on This Journey

We invite you to experience the transformative power of Jamu with JUARA Skincare. Embrace the benefits of these ancient ingredients and discover a new level of radiance and vitality. Let the wisdom of Indonesia’s herbal medicine guide you to a healthier, more vibrant you.


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