STMJ Beverage and Its Health Benefits

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There are many traditional beverages consumed by Indonesians. One of them is a beverage called STMJ. It’s abbreviation of susu (milk), telur (egg), madu (honey), and jahe (ginger). The drink is made of milk that is mixed with egg, honey and ginger. This drink is considereda beverage that has various benefits for Indonesians. Indonesians believe […]

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How to Treat Acne with Clove Oil

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Clove has various benefits. For instance, it is used as one of the ingredients of cigarette. Not only that, clove can also helpful to treat skin problems from allergy, blackheads, whiteheads, itchy skin and acne (cystic acne and inflammatory acne as well). With its fragrance aroma and warmth, acne will be dried slowly and then, […]

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How Indonesian Women Maintain Their Beauties

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Indonesia rich with cultures including traditional health and beauties treatments that have been passed down from generation to generation. Using these traditional and natural ingredients, Indonesian women maintain their beauties. So, what are the traditional beauty treatments that they use? Ratus Reportedly, Ken Dedes, the woman that was adored by men and made Tunggul Ametung […]

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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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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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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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Top 5 Remedies for Toothache

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Toothache can cause an annoying pain and affects various parts of body. We can suffer headache, loss our appetite and feel very weak just because one of our teeth is in pain. Of course, if you have toothache that is too painful, more than you can handle you should visit your doctor. But, for prevention […]

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