How to Choose The Right Herbal Medicines For You

The use of herbal medicines as supplements or alternative treatments are increasingly popular today. These medicines are considered to be without side effects. Whereas, herbal medicines are not always safe. Some herbal producers mix their products with additional chemicals. But, they claim that their products all are natural. According to Professor Sumali Wiryowidagdo, many herbal […]

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Jamu Can Heal Various Diseases, Myth or Fact?

There are many people consider traditional jamu can heal various diseases. Apparently, this is not completely correct. According to Ir. Heru D. Wardana, jamu could not heal diseases. He said, jamu basically was to prevent diseases. “Actually jamu is not medicine, jamu is more for (health) promotion and prevention. So, (jamu) improves body immune, then […]

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Temulawak (Curcuma zanthorrhiza) Can Protect Liver


Besides to improve body immune system and appetite, temulawak (Curcuma zanthorrhiza) is also known as a medicinal plant that is useful to treat hepatitis. More than that, temulawak is also useful for them who consume cholesterol medicine in long-term. Long-term cholesterol medicine consumption can disturb liver function, said Chief of Polyclinic of Complementary Alternative, Dr. […]

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Phaleria Macrocarpa Can Heal Hepatitis C

Phaleria Macrocarpa, mahkota dewa

Indonesia is well known for its natural resources. And it has been proven since the ancient times by how they produced various herbal medicines from medicinal plants to cure various diseases. One of those medicinal plants is Phaleria macrocarpa (or Mahkota Dewa means crowns of gods ). If this plant is extracted by modern pharmaceutical […]

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