Martha Tilaar Shares “The Power of Jamu”

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National cosmetic and jamu entrepreneur, Martha Tilaar shared her personal experiences of jamu usages. According to her, jamu beverages and recipes have changed the life qualities of her and her family. “I could give birth because drinking traditional jamu,” Martha Tilaar said during Internatioanl Symposium Traditional Complimentary and Alternative Medicine event at Hotel Shangri-La, Surabaya, […]

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Don’t Insert Jamu to Your Femininity

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After childbirth, mothers usually use jamu as parem (a pulp that is applied on skin). Whether it is applied in stomach or forehead. For instance, they make parem from rice and aromatic ginger (Kaempferia galanga) or beras kencur to treat fatigue and sores. The active substances in beras kencur will sink in skin, penetrate and […]

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Is Rumput Fatimah Good for Pregnant Mother?

Every pregnant woman certainly wants a smooth delivery. They will do various ways to give birth safely. One of them is by drinking a concoction made from rumput Fatimah (Labisa Pulima). “Pregnant mothers are not recommended drinking it,” Dr. Achmad Mediana SpOG said to online news, Republika. Oxytocin level in rumput Fatimah is not certain […]

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Pregnant Women should not Drink Jamu Cabe Puyang

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Pregnant women, especially they who are on the third trimester, should avoid to drink jamu made from Javanese chili or Long pepper (Piper retrofractum Vahl. syn. P. longum). This ingredient has effect to obstruct muscles contraction during labor. Long pepper has piperine that an alkaloid has an effect to obstruct muscle contraction, so it will […]

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Fruits That Are Good For Pregnant Mothers

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During first pregnancy, you must be selective choosing foods and should be more concern about your health. Healthy foods such as spinach, broccoli, yogurt, red paprika, oatmeal, nuts, egg and carrot are good for pregnant mothers. Then, how about fruits? Previously, we know that papaya apparently is not good for pregnant mothers. So, which fruits […]

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How Much Should We Drink Green Tea Every Day?

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Everything that is consumed excessively could be dangerous and green tea is not an exception. Indeed, this super drink can give plenty of benefits to our health. But, drinking green tea too much could cause contraindication. As we know, green tea has benefits to reduce weight because it can accelerate metabolism. This tea also can […]

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