Javanese court princess does have its beauty charm that has not faded since long ago. Speech and modest and gentle attitude, the beautiful appearance of the princesses also became a benchmark in describing the perfection of Indonesian women, especially Javanese women. Skincare for the princesses comes from a variety of traditional ingredients made from natural ingredients and passed down from generation to generation by ancestors. Well, here are 5 traditional treatments for the princess’s secrets.
1. Routine Drinking Herbs
The daughters of the Javanese king always consumed various kinds of traditional herbs that were boiled as a beauty treatment from the inside. The decoction of this traditional herb commonly called herbal medicine is made from several types of plants that are adapted to its benefits. Tamarind and turmeric herbs can launch and relieve menstrual pain, as well as beneficial for detoxification. While betel key herbal medicine is useful to eliminate vaginal discharge problems, eliminate body odor, and close the femininity.
2. Using Cosmetics that Contain Gold Cocoons
The daughter of Sultan Hamengku Buwono X Yogyakarta uses cosmetics made from golden cocoons to maintain beauty. This golden cocoon contains anti-oxidant compounds and brightening substances that are useful for maintaining the skin’s harmony and making the skin bright. Your skin will be more nourished, healthy and smooth.
3. Caring for the Body with Herbal Plant Scrub
This treatment is mostly done by Indonesian women to get healthy, clean and smooth skin. Usually, the Kraton Jawa Palace uses scrubs made from herbal plants such as turmeric which has antiseptic and antibacterial properties for the skin. Turmeric can treat or eliminate sores on the skin, as well as making the skin smooth. Besides, mangir scrub which is made of sleigh and turmeric can brighten the skin.
4. Traditional Oil for Treating Hair
The palace princess always has shiny black hair. Well, to get black and healthy hair, the king’s daughter usually uses hair oil made from several types of traditional plants such as coconut oil, hibiscus leaves, mangkokan leaves, pandanus slices, Cananga flowers, and jasmine. This herb is usually referred to as traditional oil which is believed to nourish and nourish hair roots.
5. Tapel for Shrink Stomach after Childbirth
Usually, after giving birth, a woman’s body will experience significant changes in the abdomen. The Javanese court daughters use this tapel to restore the tightness of the skin of the stomach after giving birth. This tapel is made from rice flour, kencur, fennel, pulosari, bangle, klabet, ginger, and cinnamon. This tapel will be mixed first with water until it leaves before use. After that, this herb will be placed on the stomach and then covered with betel leaves and wrapped with cloth or stagen. You do this treatment routinely for 40 days to get maximum results.