5 Health Benefits of Mung Beans Porridge For Your Kids

In Indonesia, every time children get immunization shots at health centers, paramedics always provide mung bean porridge. Most people only think that the porridge only to fill the stomachs. But, apparently, it is not the only reason. There are several benefits of mung beans for health, especially for kids. 1. Highly nutritional and good for […]

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Is It Safe To Use Postpartum Traditional Treatment? Part 2

Do you want to try postpartum traditional treatment package? Indonesia has postpartum traditional treatment package such as jamu bersalin (maternity medicine), pilis, tapel, bengkuas/ stagen. Are they safe and really beneficial? dr. Dewi Prabarini S. Soeharto SpOG answered this for Ayahibu.co.id. On part two, we will discuss Pilis and Param. Pilis and param are pastes […]

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Korean Celebrities Shared Their Diet Menu

If you are K-Popers, then you must be familiar with names like Soyou, Park Shin Hye, Seol Hyun, Kang Sora, IU dan Suzy. Not only they are pretty, but they also have slim bodies, which are ideal combinations. To get the ideal body shapes, they maintain their diet. Kompas.com recently share these Korean celebrities diet […]

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Is It Safe To Use Postpartum Traditional Treatment? Part 1

Do you want to try postpartum traditional treatment package? Indonesia has postpartum traditional treatment package such as jamu bersalin (maternity medicine), pilis, tapel, bengkuas/ stagen. Are they safe and really beneficial? dr. Dewi Prabarini S. Soeharto SpOG answered this for Ayahibu.co.id. On part one, we will discuss maternity medicine or jamu bersalin. This medicine is […]

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How to Choose The Right Herbal Medicines For You

The use of herbal medicines as supplements or alternative treatments are increasingly popular today. These medicines are considered to be without side effects. Whereas, herbal medicines are not always safe. Some herbal producers mix their products with additional chemicals. But, they claim that their products all are natural. According to Professor Sumali Wiryowidagdo, many herbal […]

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The Effects of Cassava Leaves for People with Gout

One of the reasons uric acid levels in blood increase is because people consume foods that contain purine. That’s why, by limiting purine intake from certain foods, you can reduce uric acid levels. What about cassava leaves? Are they good for people with gout? According to research, purine consumption from vegetables will not influence uric […]

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College Students Create Antiseptic Spray From Banana Sap

Antiseptic liquid is commonly used as first aid for cuts, bruises, inflammation or insect bites. However, apparently liquid from banana sap could be used as antiseptic. Some students from Tidar University (Untidar), Magelang City, Central Java, did some research about antiseptic properties in banana sap and bitter melon. Ismiterra Cahya Pradani, the team leader explained […]

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Lack of Research, Jamu Recipes Have Problem With Dosages

Besides as traditional drink, jamu is also considered herbal medicine to maintain health. There are various jamu beverages such as beras kencur, kunyit asam, temulawak, pahitan, cabe puyang, uyup-uyup and more. They are made from various spices and roots such as turmeric, ginger, tamarind, betel leaves, pahitan and palm sugar. All of those ingredients are […]

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Herbal Medicines Can Make Body Immune To Germs

clay pot to cook traditional medicine

Indonesia was a country that had the biggest medicinal plants in the world. There were 40,000 medicinal plant species in the world. Around 30,000 species were found in Indonesia. But, there were only 200 medicinal plant species that were used as traditional medicines. Director of Indonesia’s Traditional Health Services, Ina Rosalina said that traditional herbal […]

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Jamu Can Heal Various Diseases, Myth or Fact?

There are many people consider traditional jamu can heal various diseases. Apparently, this is not completely correct. According to Ir. Heru D. Wardana, jamu could not heal diseases. He said, jamu basically was to prevent diseases. “Actually jamu is not medicine, jamu is more for (health) promotion and prevention. So, (jamu) improves body immune, then […]

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