How to Prepare Sarang Semut (Myrmecodia)

sarang semut

Sarang semut (Mrymecodia) is a herbal from Papua. It’s rarely found in other areas. It’s called sarang semut, which in English means anthill because it has the similar shape with anthill. Sarang semut contains high flavonoid that works as antioxidant in human body, so it’s very good to prevent cancer. It also contains tannins, astringent […]

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7 Health Benefits of Meniran (Phylanthus urinaria, Linn)

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Meniran ( Phylanthus urinaria, Linn) is scientifically effective to improve body immune system and heals hepatitis, respiratory disorders, diabetes mellitus, jaundice and diarrhea. Dr. Setiawan Dalimartha, Vice Chairman of Association of Indonesian Doctors Developers Eastern Traditional Health (Perhimpunan Dokter Indonesia Pengembang Kesehatan Tradisional Timur/ PDPKT) said that we can use meniran fresh or dried as […]

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Health Benefits of Soursop Leaves

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Soursop leaves apparently have various benefits for our health that it is used for herbal medicine and to maintain health. These leaves contain various active substances such as are acetogenins, annocatacin, annocatalin, annohexocin, annonacin, annomuricin, anomurine, anonol, caclourine, gentisic acid, gigantetronin, linoleic acid and muricapentocin. These substances have various benefits for body. They can be […]

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Heal Rheumatic with Pandanus amaryllifolius

pandan wangi

This plant has leaves with specific smell and refreshing. No wonder some foods and drinks in several areas in South East Asia, including Indonesia, have Pandanus amaryllifolius (Pandan Wangi) as additional ingredient. Besides that, Pandanus amaryllifolius is a source of natural green dye in foods. And because it is used widely, it is not difficult […]

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Cassava is Effective To Treat These 6 Diseases

tapioca, natural treatments

Cassava (tapioca) is a popular rhizome plant in Indonesia, especially as a staple food in several areas in Indonesia. They usually consume the rhizome and leaves as foods. Apparently, cassava is also useful to cure diseases. It has several health benefits such as antioxidant, anti cancer, anti-tumor and can increase appetite. There are at least […]

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Cassava, Natural Remedy for Gout

tapioca, natural treatments

Rheumatic or gout is not only attacking old people. It starts to attack youth as well. And, treating this disease is not easy. Traditionally, cassava (Manihot utilissima) apparently has potency to cure gout. Cassava is well known as people’s plant since many people here consume it, especially in mountain areas. This plant also can grow […]

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