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KUALA LUMPUR, 19 Februari 2019 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) would like to announce the launch of HALEA skin care – a natural product based on research conducted in Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT). The product is produced by A.M. Zaideen Ventures Sdn Bhd which is a spin-off company of UTM.

HALEA Natural Skin Care’ is a product based on research on ‘Lempoyang’ which is also known as ‘wild ginger’. The scientific name of the ginger is Zingiber Zerumbet which can be found in tropical forest. .

It is rich with anti-oxidant that nourishes your skin especially for anti-aging. The active ingredients in the wild ginger are effectively extracted by research and water based extraction process conducted in Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

The founder of ‘HALEA Natural Skin Care’, is Dr. Mariam Firdhaus binti Mad Nordin which is also a senior lecturer in MJIIT. In the process of extracting the natural resources, she has designed a few equipment after obtaining research grants from the government.

Her experience in designing laboratory equipment and production tools as well as her research experience in extracting agricultural products during her attachment in McGill University, Canada, has also contributed to the success in the production of  ‘HALEA Natural Skin Care’

In addition to that the ‘Halal’ concept has also been promoted in the production, and economic benefits are also been shared with the society through community based distribution network that encourage entrepreneurial spirit and job creation among the students, lecturers and the general public.