Curcumin in Temulawak and Turmeric Can Protect Liver

In therapeutic treatment for liver disease, herbal medicines are often used as supporting therapies. Gastroenterohepatology consultant at RSCM dr Irsan Hasan SpPD-KGEH gave some examples of those herbal were temulawak (curcuma xanthorrhiza) or Java ginger and turmeric. But Irsan noted that curcumin usage couldn’t just eradicate Hepatitis B virus. “Curcumin cannot destroy the virus, but […]

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Is It Safe to Mix Various Jamu Beverages?

When people buy jamu beverages, sometimes they ask the seller to mix some beverages. The seller will be glad to mix those jamu beverages in one glass. Sometimes, some jamu sellers even add chemical drugs in their jamu as well. The purpose? They think it will enhance the health benefits of jamu. But is it […]

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