Is Rumput Fatimah Good for Pregnant Mother?

Every pregnant woman certainly wants a smooth delivery. They will do various ways to give birth safely. One of them is by drinking a concoction made from rumput Fatimah (Labisa Pulima). “Pregnant mothers are not recommended drinking it,” Dr. Achmad Mediana SpOG said to online news, Republika. Oxytocin level in rumput Fatimah is not certain […]

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Indonesian Traditional Medicine is Gaining Popularity

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Medical knowledge in the world is growing from time to time. But, even modern medication is getting sophisticated; people are still using traditional medicine that is made from roots, and leaves. Some traditional medicines such as Indonesian medicine are popular now. Not to mention, there are more research about the effectiveness of Indonesian traditional medicine […]

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Jamu Temulawak is the Secret of Governor of Jakarta

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Bad weather in Jakarta in these recent days weren’t prevented Governor of Jakarta Joko Widodo (Jokowi) to check places directly. Jokowi likes to visit places in Jakarta to know what is happening in the territory that he leads. Sometimes he can do that from morning to the night or even to dawn. Of course, this […]

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5 Foods to Increase Breast Milk Production

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One challenge that nursing mothers has is about breast milk production. They are afraid that the milk is not enough for their babies. There are various ways that we can use to solve this problem. One of those solutions is to consume certain foods that will increase breast milk production naturally. Bitter melon (Pare) Rich […]

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Honey is effective to cure cough in children

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Consume a tablespoon of honey before sleeping reportedly is effective to cure cough in children. Not only that, it makes children sleep more soundly. Honey as home remedy for coughing apparently is not a myth. Two research from World Health Organization (WHO) and American Academy of Pediatrics recommended honey to cure cough. There was other […]

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Gargling Concoction to Cure Sore Throat

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Gargling is the simple yet effective way to kill germs and calms sore throat that is caused by coughing. There are some natural ingredients that can be used to gargle. Besides they are cheap, if we use them regularly and correctly, they are effective to minimize sore throat. Salt solution To soothe throat, you can […]

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Health Benefits of Kesemek (Persimmon)

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Kesemek or Persimmon is often to be called as flirtatious fruit since its skin has white powder like face powder. Persimmon contains 80 % water, 12% sugar, 3.6% protein-fat-fiber and ash. There are some minerals in this fruit: calcium, phosphor, natrium, magnesium, iron, zinc, selenium, copper, manganese and huge amount of potassium. In Indonesia, this […]

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Ginger to Treat Broken Hair

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Besides Aloe Vera and coconut, we can use ginger (zingiber officinale) to treat our hair health. The plant has various nutrition. There are vitamin A, E and B as well as phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, iron, and zinc that helps hair grow strong, healthy and shiny. Besides that, the nutrition also can maintain scalp health, prevent […]

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Homemade Clove Facial Mask to Cure Acne

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Who doesn’t know clove? The spice, which is originally from Indonesia (and is popular in Europe), apparently is useful for our skin health. One of its benefits is to remove acne because clove has antiseptic and antibacterial properties. So, how can we make our homemade clove facial mask? Follow this instruction: 1. Mix clove oil […]

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