Medicinal Plants to Treat Stomach Ulcer

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There are some medicinal plants that can be used to treat stomach ulcers, among others are ginger and turmeric. Acording to Abdul Mun’im, Msi, PhD from Herbal graduate program of Pharmacy Departmen FMIPA, University of Indonesia (UI), the common herbal to cure stomach ulcer is turmeric. It is not only common to be used as […]

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5 Medicinal Plants to Cure Mouth Ulcer

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At least 80 percent of Indonesians have suffered mouth ulcers. Yes, this mouth disease is simple, yet it makes people unconformtable because it makes them difficult to speak, chew or swallow. To treat it, most people still depend on traditional way such as eating fruit or gargling with salt water. Indeed, there is no medicine […]

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How to Make Parem Beras Kencur

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The word parem usually refers to a paste or pulp that is applied on parts of body that are hurt, sore or require treatment. So, parem is traditional paste medicine for external use. Parem Beras Kencur (Beras= rice, kencur= aromatic ginger, Kaempferia galanga) like its name is made from rice and aromatic ginger as main […]

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UGM Develops Natural Remedy for High Cholesterol

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Research team from Faculty of Pharmacy UGM (Gadjah Mada University) Jogjakarta, Indonesia develops natural remedy made from sambung nyawa leaves (Akar Sebiak/ Gynura procumbens) and temulawak (Java Ginger/Wild Ginger/Curcuma zanthorrhiza) to reduce cholesterol levels in body. “Combination of sambung nyawa leaves with temulawak is natural formula to reduce cholesterol in body. We try to synergize both,” […]

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Health Benefits of Orange Peel

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Orange is one of the best sources of vitamin C, and it is also good for skin care. Sadly, people don’t know that its peel is also useful for our health, they just throw it away. Orange peel has fiber four times more than orange meat, it also has more tangeretin and nobiletin, flavonoid that […]

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How to Make Mangosteen Tea

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Mangosteen is a medicinal plant that is planted in tropical areas. It has purple color or brown and green leaves. Mangosteen is covered with skin that looks like a tight shell that protects its white meat. In one fruit, there are at least five to seven meats, which each looks like semicircle. We can enjoy […]

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Turmeric to Cure Heartburn

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Heartburn often makes people suffer. But, before we start to use drugs, we can try to use spice like turmeric to cure the problem. Among those spices, there are turmeric, rosemary and thyme that we can use to heal various diseases. To cure heartburn To cure heartburn we can use turmeric. This spice helps stimulate […]

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White Turmeric Can Tighten Vagina

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Turmeric has various benefits, especially white turmeric (curcuma alba) that is different with regular turmeric. White turmeric is considered a rare plant. It has pale white color and its shape is small round like goat manures. Its rhizome has essential oil for about0.2 percent, which has benefit to decrease sweat smell and body odor. It […]

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7 Health Benefits of Meniran (Phylanthus urinaria, Linn)

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Meniran ( Phylanthus urinaria, Linn) is scientifically effective to improve body immune system and heals hepatitis, respiratory disorders, diabetes mellitus, jaundice and diarrhea. Dr. Setiawan Dalimartha, Vice Chairman of Association of Indonesian Doctors Developers Eastern Traditional Health (Perhimpunan Dokter Indonesia Pengembang Kesehatan Tradisional Timur/ PDPKT) said that we can use meniran fresh or dried as […]

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