Is It Safe To Use Postpartum Traditional Treatment? Part 2

Do you want to try postpartum traditional treatment package? Indonesia has postpartum traditional treatment package such as jamu bersalin (maternity medicine), pilis, tapel, bengkuas/ stagen. Are they safe and really beneficial? dr. Dewi Prabarini S. Soeharto SpOG answered this for Ayahibu.co.id. On part two, we will discuss Pilis and Param. Pilis and param are pastes […]

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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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Lack of Research, Jamu Recipes Have Problem With Dosages

Besides as traditional drink, jamu is also considered herbal medicine to maintain health. There are various jamu beverages such as beras kencur, kunyit asam, temulawak, pahitan, cabe puyang, uyup-uyup and more. They are made from various spices and roots such as turmeric, ginger, tamarind, betel leaves, pahitan and palm sugar. All of those ingredients are […]

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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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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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