Indonesian traditional essential oils becomes one of the most precious export commodities in Indonesia. As a tropical country, Indonesia becomes one of the biggest countries that produce essential oils.
Essential oils commonly come from nature such as a tree, flowers, fruits, leaves, and many more. As Indonesia is surrounded by some rain forests, that makes the country has so many variants of trees just like some types of hone in Indonesia.
Speaking of essential oils, here we have some of the most popular of them as the Indonesian traditional essential oils that commonly have been exported to another country. Let’s check them out below!
Nilam becomes one of the most popular Indonesian traditional essential oils. It is a kind of tropical bush that is capable to produce essential oil. The oil comes from the leave that produces some water by distilling them properly.
The essential oils that come from Nilam are commonly useful for cosmetic materials and incense. It has a unique smell that gives the most comfortable feeling by the stronger scent that comes up from the oil.
Nilam becomes one of the most expensive Indonesian traditional essential oils since many decades ago. Not only for the local market but also international as well.
Vetiver becomes one of the most popular Indonesian traditional essential oils. People commonly know it as the Akar Wangi, which plant has a unique scent. If you look closer, the plant of vetiver is similar to reeds.
Vetiver commonly produces unique scents that are useful for medical treatment. Most Indonesian use the vetiver essential oils to prevent insomnia, reduce anxiety, and prevent mosquito bites.
The traditional Indonesian vetiver is not only useful for medical treatment but also for cosmetic materials. You can find it at some anti-aging cream because of vetiver riches with anti-oxidant.
Clove becomes one of the most popular export commodities in Indonesia. Moreover, when it is processed to be an essential oil, it will be more valuable to export. Clove becomes one of the Indonesian traditional essential oils decades ago.
The traditional essential oil from clove commonly has a strong and unique scent. Most Indonesian commonly use this kind of essential oil for vanillin, Eugenol Asetat, and many more.
As one of the most popular materials for essential oil, clove has a higher rate in the market compared to others. Moreover, if you are using clove essential oil, which is well-known as an expensive type of essential oil.
Nutmeg becomes one of the most popular materials for Indonesian traditional essential oils decades ago. Not only in Indonesia but worldwide as well, for this type of essential oil has so many benefits once you are using it.
Nutmeg is commonly used for medical treatment such as reducing fever, healing respiratory diseases, appendix problems, and many more. It is also useful to reduce cancer from its compound materials.
Not only for physical medical treatment, but this type of Indonesian nutmeg essential oil also has some benefits for your psyche. It is capable to reduce insomnia so that you have more good sleep than before.
Ginger becomes one of the most popular materials for Indonesian traditional essential oils. As an authentic Indonesian herb, ginger has a great compound that perfectly produces essential oils. The strong scent from it is capable to give a warmer vibe around your body.
Ginger essential oil is commonly useful to prevent diarrhea, improve system immune, and heal some bone problems. Those great benefits are perfect for your body if you use them regularly such as Indonesian Jamu.
Lemongrass becomes one of the most popular materials for Indonesian traditional essential oils. It looks similar to vetiver but has a stronger scent which makes your body warmer than before.
Lemongrass essential oil is commonly useful for medical treatment such as reducing fatigue, skin rash, and many more. As it has a stronger scent, the Indonesian Ministry of health banned this type of essential oil use for children under two years.
Lemongrass essential oils commonly are easier to find in both traditional and modern markets in Indonesia. Most of them are traditionally made by Indonesian companies that are trusted to deal with some of your health problems such as some of Indonesia’s most common diseases.
Cinnamon becomes one of the most popular materials for Indonesian traditional essential oils. It has a higher compound of anti-bacterial that is useful for medical treatment. That makes this type of essential oil has a higher rate in the market compared to others.
Cinnamon essential oil is commonly useful to prevent some diseases in Indonesia such as stomachache, increase blood pressure, reduce depression, and improve system immune. Even though a bit expensive, commonly people keep looking for this type of essential oil for their medical treatment.
8. Star Anise
Star anise becomes one of the most popular materials for Indonesian traditional essential oils. It comes from the star anise that has so many benefits once you are using the essential oils from the fennel regularly.
Star anise essential oils are commonly useful for protecting the wound from infection, preventing appendix problems, preventing constipation, and even gaining weight. Those benefits are perfect for you that having some problems with that.
Star anise essential oils also have a higher compound material that can be dangerous when you overconsume them. That is why, better to consult your problem with your doctor first, before deciding to use this type of essential oil.
So, there are some of the most popular materials of Indonesian traditional essential oils that you can find in Indonesia. Most of them are available in the market so that you can get them easily. Have you ever used one of them? Which one that becomes your favorite so far?