Research Found That Bitter Melon Can Reduce Blood Sugar Level

Pare or bitter melon (Momordica charantia) apparently can reduce blood sugar level in body. This fruit can support synthetic drugs made from active ingredients such as metformin and pioglitazone. So, this fruit is suitable for people with diabetes. Two college students at Pharmacy Department at the Catholic University Widya Mandala Surabaya, Felicia Tjokroaminjaya and Adytya […]

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5 Health Benefits of Durian

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If we talk about a fruit that has sharp thorns that we mostly think about durian. It is one of Indonesian original fruits that is favored and said as the most delicious fruit. It has strong and typical aroma, its meats are soft and sweet. No wonder if there are many people who like it. […]

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Health Benefits of Tamarind Leaves

One of jamu beverages is called sinom. This jamu tastes sweet not like other jamu beverages that usually taste bitter. That’s why sinom is usually drunk to neutralize the bitter taste that other jamu beverages have. Children usually like this beverage as well. Did you know that sinom is made mainly from tamarind leaves? Tamarind […]

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Control Diabetes with Mung Beans

As we know, people who have diabetes need to maintain healthy diet and control their sugar intakes. And for people who have health history where their parents or grandparents suffered diabetes, they also need to be more careful about their diet. If you careless and just eat whatever you want, then the risk to suffer […]

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6 Health Benefits of Turmeric

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Turmeric is a spice that is often to use to give yellow color naturally in foods. More than that, turmeric apparently has various health benefits. Here are six health benefits of turmeric: 1. Treat stomach problems Heartburn or other abdominal pains can be treated with turmeric. According to research in 1989, turmeric supplement can be […]

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How to Prepare Sarang Semut (Myrmecodia)

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Sarang semut (Mrymecodia) is a herbal from Papua. It’s rarely found in other areas. It’s called sarang semut, which in English means anthill because it has the similar shape with anthill. Sarang semut contains high flavonoid that works as antioxidant in human body, so it’s very good to prevent cancer. It also contains tannins, astringent […]

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Akar Kuning (Arcangelicia flava) in Borneo is Scarce

Akar kuning (Arcangelicia flava) from medicinal plant Kayu Kuning (Arcangelicia flava Merr) is scarce these days. “It is very hard to get akar kuning in forest,” Uyang, one tribe member of Dayak Kenyah, Sangatta, Eastern Borneo said as quoted from Antara News. Uyang, who lived in Dusun II Sangkima Lama Village, South Sangatta, Eastern Kutai, […]

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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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Sambiloto To Cure Diabetes

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Gadjah Mada University (UGM), Jogjakarta, Indonesia has thousand researchers that have been found various innovative research and finding in health and medicine, defense and security technologies, food security, renewable energy sources, information technology and transportation management technology. One finding in health field is the usage of sambiloto (andrographis paniculata) as herbal medicine for diabetes. According […]

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