Health Benefits of Phaleria Macrocarpa

Phaleria Macrocarpa, mahkota dewa

Phaleria Macrocarpa is well known as one of Indonesian medicinal plants. In Indonesia, it is called Mahkota Dewa (Crown of god). It comes from Papua. According to Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia, this plant has several active substances: –Alkaloid: is antioxidant that can neutralize toxic in our body. –Saponin that has benefits as: antibacterial and antiviral, […]

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List of Celebrities with Luxurious Beauty Treatments

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Apparently each celebrity has her own special beauty treatment. Some celebrities spend hundred to thousand dollars for their beauty treatment, while some others are well known for their weird treatments. Here are some celebrities with their treatments as quoted from Vemale: Mila Kunis As a famous celebrity with high income, Mila Kunis really spoils herself […]

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Health Benefits of Mangosteen

benefits of mangosteen

What is Mangosteen? Mangosteen is a tropical fruit that is originally come from Indonesia. This fruit, which has scientific name Garcinia Mangostana, was planted for the first time in Thailand and Burma. For hundred years herbal medicine experts in Asia have been using and believing in mangosteen health benefits to treat various diseases. This fruit […]

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10 Mango Health Benefits

benefits of mango

Not only delicious to eat, mango is also healthy. A cup of mango juice contain 105 % calorie, 76 % vitamin C, 25 % vitamin A, 11% vitamin B6, 9% probiotic fiber, 9% copper, 7 & potassium and 4% magnesium. Here, ten health benefits of the tropical food with orange flesh, as quoted from realfoodforlife: […]

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Natural Treatment vs Conventional Medicine

There are several questions related to natural treatment like Indonesian traditional medicines including jamu. For example: what are the difference between this natural treatment and conventional medicine? How long will jamu take to have an effect? Does this home remedy have scientific proofs? Is it safe to use along with conventional medicine? ┬áCan we use […]

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What is Indonesian Traditional Medicine?

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Traditional medicine is medicine made from natural ingredients such as plants, parts of animals, minerals or combinations of these ingredients that are being processed traditionally. Indonesian traditional medicine has been used for generations for medical purposes. Types of Indonesian Traditional Medicines According to Dr. Abidinsyah Siregar, DHSM, M.Kes, Director of Bina Pelayanan Kesehatan Traditional, Alternatif […]

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Health Benefits of Jackfruit

nutritional values of jackfruit

Jackfruit is a quite unique tropical fruit. Its skin is thorny, while there are beautiful fibers inside. Those fibers are its meat wrapped with sticky sap. It has unique smell and tastes quite sweet. Jackfruit contains many vitamin, mineral and fiber. What are nutrition values that this fruit has? As quoted from Vemale.com, here are […]

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Lulur: Indonesian Traditional Body Scrub for Your Skin

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Apparently, there are various traditional body scrubs in Indonesia. This body scrub is called lulur. This treatment is useful to remove dead skin cells; and stimulate skin to reproduce new, clean cells. However, each skin type requires different lulur (body scrub). Louise Jumarani, a writer of The Essence of Indonesian Spa: Spa Indonesia Gaya Jawa […]

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