Pregnant Women should not Drink Jamu Cabe Puyang

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Pregnant women, especially they who are on the third trimester, should avoid to drink jamu made from Javanese chili or Long pepper (Piper retrofractum Vahl. syn. P. longum). This ingredient has effect to obstruct muscles contraction during labor. Long pepper has piperine that an alkaloid has an effect to obstruct muscle contraction, so it will […]

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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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