DescriptionHealth and Beauty from the Rainforest: Malaysian Traditions of Ramuan brings to readers a collection of Malaysian health and beauty traditions that derive from the country's bio-resources. Malaysia's rainforests are among the oldest in the world, and within them Malaysia's peoples have discovered therapeutic secrets that have been incorporated into local culture for centuries.
Written by a team of academics and specialists in the field, this book highlights how history and nature have shaped the culture and traditions in Malaysia, with a focus on health and beauty. Readers will gain insight into the unique ways in which the people of Malaysia maintain their youthfulness and vitality, and promote health and well-being. ISBN:9789814217910