Is Lemon Essential Oil for Skin Whitening?

There is a Chinese proverb saying "one whiteness can substitute for three physical unattractiveness." This is why people are crazy on whitening products and willing to spend more on it. In the market, most of the common skin lightening products available is with ingredients of hydroquinone, (HQ), kojic acid, arbutin, catechins, and azelaic acid. The … Continue reading Is Lemon Essential Oil for Skin Whitening?

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Essential Oils Should be Avoided by Persons with G6PD Deficiency?

It is now very common to hear people say about G6PD deficiency, such as “My child has G6PD deficiency… what foods to avoid?” Yes, G6PD deficiency is prevalence in worldwide, affecting 10% of the world population with approximately 400 million people. In Malaysia, around 1 in 10 children are G6PD deficiency. What is G6PD deficiency? … Continue reading Essential Oils Should be Avoided by Persons with G6PD Deficiency?

General Guidance for Essential Oil Purchase and Storage

When we made our decision to purchase essential oil (EO) , we often afraid we might buy the synthetic or adulteration essential oils. There are many essential oil supplier advertise “the best”, “the pure” or “natural”, but actually there are not. To reduce the cost, some of the supplier will mixed with the considerable volumes … Continue reading General Guidance for Essential Oil Purchase and Storage