Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Shiso Skin Care & Body Care from THANN

Unlock the Miracle of Shiso

For over a thousand years, Asian herbalists have noticed that Shiso plants have the ability to survive the most extreme droughts and climatic conditions, as well as helping the surrounding plants to grow. As a result, Shiso has become the jewel of Japanese culinary art as well as an important ingredient in macro biotic food because of its healing powers.

Shiso essential oils provide a strong taste whose intensity might be compared to that of mint. Shiso is rich in omega-3 fatty acid and alpha-linolenic acid with anti-inflammatory properties and is considered to help preserve and sterilize other foods.

In Japanese culinary, Shiso is served with sashimi (sliced raw fish) or cut into thin strips in salads, spaghetti, and meat dishes. It is also prepared as a flavorful herb in a variety of dishes, including Japanese pizza (Okonomiyaki) topping.

In Korean cuisine, Shiso is prepared for Kimchi due to its strong taste in leaves’ essential oils. Fresh leaves have an aroma reminiscent of apples and mint and are served in traditional Korean salad.

In Vietnam, Shiso is used as a decoration in rice vermicelli dishes called bun. Several parts of this plant are used for various purposes, not only its leaves. For examples, in Indonesia, Shiso seeds known as Selasih are often added to drinks. In China, Shiso is traditionally used in Chinese herbal medicine to stimulate interferon activity and help improve the body’s immune system.

Combining art and science, THANN’s research and development team have spent over thousand hours unlocking the miracle of Shiso. Shiso (Perilla Frutescences (L.) britton var.crispa Makino) leaf extract contains various substances including Rosemarinic acid, Linoleic acid, Glycoproteins, I-perillaldehyde and Phenol Compound with unique properties to protect and revive skin cells by providing anti-oxidant benefits that are more effective than any artificial anti-oxidant In the market

Facial Foaming Wash (with Moringa, Rose and Shiso extracts)
THANN Facial Foaming Wash thoroughly washes away dirt, excess oil and dead skin cells while caring for soft and healthy-looking skin. Moringa Seed extract is a natural emollient (a thin film protecting the skin from pollutants and moisture loss). Shiso extract provides benefits as anti-oxidant, moisturizer and anti-histamine. Rose and Jasmine extracts soothe and refresh skin. This naturally nourishing formula is soap free and non-comedogenic (will not clog pores).

Facial Cleanser (with Shiso and Green Tea extracts)
THANN Facial Cleanser with Shiso and Green Tea extracts soothes and softens sensitive skin while cleansing and retaining the skin’s natural moisture.

Astringent Toner (with Shiso and Algae extracts)
THANN Astringent Toner refines opened pores and unevenly textured skin. Shiso extract acts as anti-oxidants, moisturizers and anti-histamines. Protein and mineral rich Algae extract enhances the suppleness of the skin. Green Tea extract soothes and purifies the skin while Yeast extract normalizes oily skin.

Revitalizing Eye Gel (with Cucumber Shiso Extracts)
THANN Revitalizing Eye Gel soothes and reduces puffiness around eyes area.

Anti-aging Face Cream
THANN Anti-aging Face Cream with soy protein, Shiso and Black Tea extracts works on a comprehensive level to smooth out lines and wrinkles, gradually revealing smoother, younger looking skin. Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Soybean Protein and Black Tea promote skins ability to maintain and re-produce elastin and collagen giving firmer and more refine skin. Shiso extract nourishes and protects dry and sensitive skin from harmful pollutants, heat and UV rays.

Hair Mask (with Ceramide Protein and Shiso extract)
THANN Hair Mask with Ceramide Protein and Shiso extract repairs and strengthens hair from roots to tips.

Hand and Arm Cream SPF 15
THANN Hand Cream SPF 15 with Soy protein, Corn protein and Shiso extract nourishes and protects hands and arms from harmful environment and damaging UV rays. Hydrolyzed Soy protein increases ability of skin to hold moisture and provides a smoothing effect, minimizing roughness and wrinkles. Shiso extract riches in Linoleic acid and Glycoprotein provide benefits as anti-oxidant and moisturizer. Chamomile extract softens the skin and protects skin from irritation.

Body Butter (with Cocoa Butter, Licorice and Shiso extracts)
THANN Body Butter nourishes and protects skin from harmful pollutants, heat and UV rays, providing long-lasting moisturizer.


  1. I tried and it worked 80% of my satisfaction.

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  2. I tried the Shiso collection in Canada, best ever, I just loive the body butter works with our cold dry winter