Research: Ashitaba Leaves, Natural Remedy for Pneumonia

Pneumonia is one of the biggest health problems in the world. This disease causes high death rate, especially in Indonesia. The country ranked the sixth for pneumonia cases in 2013. Students from Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Faculty of Pharmacy at Airlangga University, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia did collaborative research about pneumonia. They were Akhmad […]

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Cumin to Cure Constipation

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One of benefits of using traditional medicine is that it is cheaper and easier to get. However, it is as effective as conventional medicine, and sometimes it doesn’t have side-effects. One of those traditional medicines is the medicine based on cumin. Cumin is one herb that can be found easily in markets and has various […]

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Jamu for Postpartum

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Your condition after gave birth is not like the usual, you need to maintain your condition so it will remain stable. One solution that we can try is by drinking some traditional medicines. There are some jamu and traditional treatments for postpartum period. Today we discuss one jamu that new mothers can drink after they […]

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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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Q&A: List of Important Questions about Jamu

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There are many questions people ask about herbal medicines. We compile some important questions into one article. If you don’t find answers for your questions, then you should check FAQ Page. Which is More Effective: Fresh Herbal or Dried Herbal? Herbal medicines such as jamu have various forms. According to research done by Health of […]

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8 Tips to Consume Herbal Medicines Safely

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Traditional medicines based on medicinal plants have been known for ages and have been a part of Indonesia culture. Indonesia is well known as a country that has many medicinal plants, even it is the third country in the world that has the highest plant diversity. To increase the consumption of herbal medicine, Deputy of […]

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Has Traditional Medicine been Clinically Proven?

Traditional medicine has been looked as an alternative for modern medicine. People think that traditional medicine or home remedy is safe to use for long-term usage. But, has this natural remedy been clinically proven? Chairman of National Commission of Jamu Scientific, Dr. Siswanto MHP DTM, revealed that there are four formulas of jamu (Indonesian traditional […]

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Is Traditional Medicine Safe for Kids?

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Apparently, there are mothers who rely on natural medicines or herb medicines to cure their children’s sicknesses, especially light diseases such as cough, flu, fever or catch a cold. Traditional medicines are made based on experiences and they are passed down from generation to another generation. So, some remedies have been proven clinically, but some […]

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