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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Toothache? Cure it with Clove

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Clove has various health benefits. The spice with small size has curing effect. Traditionally, it is used as food seasoning with chili, cinnamon, turmeric, etc. Besides that, clove oil is also used as an ingredient for perfume, soap, bath salt and flavoring for drugs. Clove helps stimulates slow circulation and improves digestion as well as […]

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Health Benefits of Soursop Leaves

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Soursop leaves apparently have various benefits for our health that it is used for herbal medicine and to maintain health. These leaves contain various active substances such as are acetogenins, annocatacin, annocatalin, annohexocin, annonacin, annomuricin, anomurine, anonol, caclourine, gentisic acid, gigantetronin, linoleic acid and muricapentocin. These substances have various benefits for body. They can be […]

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Health benefits of Asam Keping (Garcinia Atroviridis/Cambogia)

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Indonesian traditional foods are rich with spices. To add fresh sour taste, Indonesians use various spices such as tamarind (asam jawa), asam sunti, asam gelugur (asam gelugo/asam keping or garcinia atroviridis or Garcinia Cambogia¬† ), asam kandis and asam kranji. Each area probably has different name for Garcinia Atroviridis, but Indonesians especially in Sumatra call […]

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Red Betel (Piper Crocatum) To Treat Diabetes

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Using red betel (Piper Crocatum) extract water as innovative oral anti-diabetes medicine in a form of syrup with hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (CMC) as thickener and sorbitol as sweetener made Gadjah Mada University (GMU) team won first prize lsmafarsi Award in Indonesians Pharmacy Students Scientific Week (PIMFI) that was held in Tanjungpura University, Pontianak, Indonesia. GMU team […]

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Health Benefits of Jamu Cabe Puyang

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There are various jamu recipes in Indonesia and one of them is jamu cabe puyang (cabe= Piper retrofractum, puyang= zingiber zerumbet). So, what are the health benefits of this jamu recipe? This jamu has been known as the effective home remedy to treat fatigue and soreness especially in the waist area. Besides that, people believe […]

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Health Benefits of Papaya Leaves

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Papaya is one of tropical fruits that grow in South America and Mexico. Papaya, which its meat has a distinctive color bright orange, tasted fresh and delicious to consume. Papaya has been known for its various health benefits for human. Apparently, Papaya’s leaves and flowers are also useful for our health benefits. According to some […]

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