Kemiri Oil Can Thicken Your Hair

Kemiri (Aleurites moluccanus) is also known as Indian Walnut, candlenut, candleberry. Its oil has been being used as beauty product for hair and scalp. Now, there are many hair treatment brands using kemiri oil as their basic ingredients. The question is does kemiri oil really work? Actually, kemiri oil has been being used to treat […]

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How Much Should I Drink Jamu?

Jamu is a traditional drink that is considered herbal medicine as well. There are various types of jamu. For example, jamu beras kencur, kunyit asem, temulawak, pahitan, cabe puyang hingga uyup-uyup. Jamu is made from spices and roots such as turmeric, ginger, betel etc. The recipe and benefits are passed down from generation to generation. […]

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Can Pasak Bumi (Longjack/Eurycoma longifolia) Improve Men’s Libido?

Certain herbs are considered useful to improve men’s libido. In Indonesia, there are purwaceng (Pimpinella pruatjan) and pasak bumi (longjack/Euricoma longifolia). Is it true that these herbs are useful to improve men’s libido? Herbalist, dr Abrijanto SB, MSi said that several literature mentioned that longjack or pasak bumi had Aphrodisiac properties. This herb has ability […]

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This Natural Oil Can Heal Aches and Sores

Spices, and natural oils have been used for centuries for various purposes. Among others are for medicines, foods, and etc. One of pharmacy teachers at SMK Kesehatan Citra Medika Sukoharjo, Gatak, Central Java, Indonesia, Emi Darmastuti said that she finally found herbal rub medicine that can heal various diseases. It is made from natural ingredients […]

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