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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Can Coconut Water Heal Measles?

There are several ways Indonesian parents do when their kids get measles. One of them is giving their kids coconut water to drink. Most parents believe that drinking green coconut water can eradicate red rash and accelerate the healing process. Is it true? dr. Meta Hanindita, SpA said that there was no scientific link that […]

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From Thousands Herbs, Only 21 Clinically Tested

Medication using herbal products are getting more popular today. However, there are not many herbal products that have been clinically tested in Indonesia. That’s why herbal treatment growth is not as strong as it should be. According to Deputy of Biological Science at Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Professor Dr. Enny Sudarmonowati, there were many […]

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Can Cassava Cure Cancer?

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There was a story spreading on the internet about Dr. Cynthia Jayasuriya from Sri Lanka. According to the story, she suffered bladder cancer stage 2. And she was healed because she consumed steamed cassava (Manihot esculenta). She also mentioned that cassava could cure cancer because vitamin B17 in the tubes. So, was the story true? […]

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Meghan Markle Reveals Her Natural Beauty Secret

Meghan Markle looks gorgeous whenever she appears on TV. It seems Prince Harry’s wife always has interesting style combination. Meghan started her career in entertainment industry long times ago. She was better known for her role as Rachel Zane on TV series Suits. Maybe because she was an actress, Meghan tried to maintain her beauty […]

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White Turmeric Can Help Healing Cancer

Herbal treatment is becoming alternative treatment for many people to heal their diseases. One of favorite herbal treatments is white turmeric to help healing cancer. “White turmeric can help healing process from cancer because it contains derivative compound flavonoids and curcumin as antioxidants,” Dr Maksum Radji, MBiomed,Apt, Chairman of Research of Natural Ingredients Association when […]

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Can Herbal Medicine Cure Cancer?

People start turning to alternative medicine to treat cancer. But, is it effective? What do doctors say about this? According to dr. Elisna Syahruddin, PhD, Sp. P(K) at RS Persahabatan, Jakarta standard treatment for lung cancer are surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immuno-oncology drugs. “There are no scientific evidence yet that herbal medicine can […]

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Curcumin in Temulawak and Turmeric Can Protect Liver

In therapeutic treatment for liver disease, herbal medicines are often used as supporting therapies. Gastroenterohepatology consultant at RSCM dr Irsan Hasan SpPD-KGEH gave some examples of those herbal were temulawak (curcuma xanthorrhiza) or Java ginger and turmeric. But Irsan noted that curcumin usage couldn’t just eradicate Hepatitis B virus. “Curcumin cannot destroy the virus, but […]

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