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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From Thousands Herbs, Only 21 Clinically Tested

Medication using herbal products are getting more popular today. However, there are not many herbal products that have been clinically tested in Indonesia. That’s why herbal treatment growth is not as strong as it should be. According to Deputy of Biological Science at Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Professor Dr. Enny Sudarmonowati, there were many […]

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Inspired by Jamu, Metta Created JUARA Skin Care in the U.S

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Inspired by jamu, an Indonesian who lived in New York, Metta Murdaya then created high class skin care products that used natural ingredients. “We use Indonesian natural ingredients such as kemiri (hazelnut), rice, tea, turmeric, but we also combined them with American technology,” Metta Murdaya, co-founder of JUARA skin scare, said in New York to […]

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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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Health Secrets of Javanese Women

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We have learned how Balinese women maintain their beauties, now we will learn how Javanese women maintain their beauties. As you know, Java is one of the main Islands in Indonesia. Java tribe is also one of the main tribes in the country. 1. Drink jamu One of Indonesian cultural heritages that cannot be found […]

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