How to Make Parem Beras Kencur

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The word parem usually refers to a paste or pulp that is applied on parts of body that are hurt, sore or require treatment. So, parem is traditional paste medicine for external use. Parem Beras Kencur (Beras= rice, kencur= aromatic ginger, Kaempferia galanga) like its name is made from rice and aromatic ginger as main […]

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Health Benefits of Jamu Cabe Puyang

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There are various jamu recipes in Indonesia and one of them is jamu cabe puyang (cabe= Piper retrofractum, puyang= zingiber zerumbet). So, what are the health benefits of this jamu recipe? This jamu has been known as the effective home remedy to treat fatigue and soreness especially in the waist area. Besides that, people believe […]

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Popular Indonesian Traditional Medicine for Women

Dispensing and drinking Indonesian traditional medicine, jamu has been believed as a thousand years tradition since the periods of Hindu-Java kingdoms. It is proven by the existence of Madhawapura inscription from Majapahit that mentioned profession to dispense jamu as Acaraki. Jamu’s ingredients were taken from parts of plants in Indonesia such as roots, leaves, fruit, […]

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