Thursday, January 15, 2015

Alang-alang ( Imperata Clindrica )

Alang-alang (Imperata Clindrica) is a grass plant that is found and thrives in poor soil and climate, this plant breeding DAPT sendiri.Alang reed like places that are open to a somewhat shaded.

Reeds rapidly multiply seeds in the wind or the remaining pieces of rhizome are still lagging behind in the soil.
Behind its existence as a weed, it turns reeds also has a good role in protecting the soil from erosion. Rapid growth and root development interlocked between trees to form a strong fabric of the rhizome that can withstand the surrounding soil.

The leaves of reeds are also widely used for the roof of the house. Another part of the reeds that can be used are fine fibers of panicle flowers can be used to fill the bedding / pillows instead of cotton.

From some of the research that has been done. Reed contains a number of chemical elements that are beneficial to health. These elements are found in many parts of the root. The chemical elements some of which are: mannitol, glucose, citric acid, malic acid, arundoin, coixol, fernerol, silindrin, anemonin, simiarenol, achine, saponins, alkali, polyphenols, and taninin.

With the elements mentioned above, reeds have antipyretic properties that are lowering the heat, which is shed urinary diuretic, hemostatic that can stop the bleeding, can create cool and relieve thirst.

Below are some of the benefits of reeds as a medicinal plant, among others, can treat:
-Swelling due to acute kidney inflammation
-Swelling due to hit
-Treating infections in the digestive tract
-Bleeding due to the heat of the blood, such as nosebleeds, coughing up blood, vomit blood, etc.
-Bleeding in women
-Difficulty urinating or urinate
-Fever that accompanied thirsty
-Weakened nerve
-Inflammation of the lungs
-Vaginal discharge in women
-coronary heart
-Cough, flu, diarrhea
-Gonorrhea (gonorrhea)
-High blood pressure

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

typical Indonesian medicinal plants ( 3 )

Blimbing Wuluh menyebuhkanGusi bloody  Eating fruit starfruit either fresh or candied regular basis every day  Two starfruit fruit eaten each day Blimbing Wuluh as Mumps  Drug handheld half starfruit leaves pounded with garlic 3. Kompreskan in part and mumps.  10 young twigs following starfruit leaves and 4 red onions after washed and finely ground. Apply some place sick. Blimbing Wuluh as Rheumatism  Drug handful of leaves starfruit washed mash until smooth add whiting rub to the sick.  100 gr of young leaves starfruit 10 seeds 15 peppercorns, cloves and washed and finely ground secukup add vinegar until it becomes dough like mush. Spread batter slurry was some place sick.  5 pieces starfruit 8 leaves of magnolia (Michelia Champaca L.) seeds 15 cloves 15 black pepper grains are washed and finely kneaded with 2 tablespoons lime juice and 1 tablespoon of eucalyptus oil. Used For rubbing and massaging sore parts of the body. Do it 2-3 times a day. Blimbing Wuluh as Sprue Drug  10 flowers starfruit tamarind, palm sugar boiled with 3 cups of water to stay 3/4 filtered drinking water 2 times a day.  Segenggarn starfruit flower secukup sugar and 1 cup boiling water until thick. After chilling filtered used to clean and lubricate the mouth thrush.  2/3 handheld flowers starfruit washed and boiled with 3 cups water until remaining 2 1/4 cups. After chilling filtered and drunk 3/4 cup 3 times a day. 3 pieces starfruit 3 red onions 1 nutmeg which 10 young thrush leaves 3/4 teaspoon fennel 3/4 finger pulosari washed and finely crushed with 3 tablespoons of coconut oil is squeezed and filtered. Used For greasing the wounds caused by canker sores 6-7 times a day. Blimbing Wuluh as Toothache Medication  Five starfruit fruit after washed chewed with salt. Repeat several times until the pain disappeared. Blimbing Wuluh as Pagel rheumatic Drugs  One handheld starfruit leaves that are still young 10 15 cloves finely ground pepper and add vinegar to taste. Smear some place Blimbing Wuluh pain as Panu  Ten Relievers fruit starfruit washed and finely ground for whiting add tamarind seeds kneaded until smooth. This herb is used to rub the skin For skin fungus that attacked. Apply 2 times a day.


Beluntas an upright shrubs, woody, much branched, with height can reach two meters. Single leaf, round egg shape, pointed tip, downy, yellowish green young leaves and old after a long and pale green leaves 3.8 to 6.4 cm. It grows wild in the soil with high humidity; in some places in West Java this plant is used as a hedge plant and the barrier between the ridges on the estate. Some areas in Indonesia the name beluntas with different names like baluntas (Madura), Luntas (Central Java), and Lamutasa (Makassar). Traditionally used as a medicinal leaf beluntas to eliminate body odor, medications down the heat, cough, and diarrhea. Beluntas leaves that have been boiled is very good for treating sore skin. Besides beluntas leaves also often consumed by people as fresh vegetables. The existence of public information that traditionally has been long used as one of the beluntas leaves medicinal plants encourages researchers to conduct studies to prove the efficacy scientifically. In this paper will be tried exposure beluntas leaves two research utilization in extract form as a component of essential oils as antibacterial and antioxidant substances


Cloves are the dried flower buds of the clove tree is generated, clove trees grow in the tropics, Indonesia is known as one of the producers of cloves. Plants are produced in the Moluccas. Clove today largely utilized for flavoring food while utilization to health has been known for centuries. In China cloves been used to eliminate bad breath over 2000 years ago, at the time of the Emperor to suggest if people want to see him have to chew cloves in advance so that when the talk will smell fragrant. Even cloves in China and Persian are also thought to stimulate sexual pitalitas. Cloves are very strong efficacious drug because it can stimulate. Anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-septic. Once processed into Clove oil can be used for pain relief for toothache sufferers because the content of the compounds contained therein can help blood circulation and stimulates the skin and when applied directly to the skin. Herewith informed several benefits Clove for treatment, including: • Stimulate aromatic breathing: Used to treat nausea, vomiting, abdominal bloating, fatigue and indigestion. Clove oil can also be used as a powerful disinfectant and wound healing and can relieve throat. Cloves are used as a real drug used to protect them from colds and flatulence. Helps stimulate blood circulation and regulate body temperature. • Indigestion: Clove can stimulate the production of enzymatic and improve the functioning of the digestive. Cloves are used in addressing permasalahn stomach, abdominal pain and digestive problems. As for how pembuatanya drug used to treat vomiting, abdominal pain and throat is mixed with cloves and honey soften then dimimum. • Cholera: Cloves are very powerful to cope with cholera because it can strengthen the intestinal and gastric mucus and increase the number of white blood, as for how to take 4 grams of bud cloves and 3 cups of water and boiled until it becomes half. • Asthma: For treatment of asthma medication how to take florets 6 cloves mixed with 30 ml of water and a little honey, do it 3 times a day. • Toothache: To use toothache how to overcome the 10-point Roasted cloves until charred. Grind until smooth, put the tooth kelubang to taste, then cover with cotton. Apply 2 times a day. Another way: plug cavities with cotton that has been sprinkled with clove oil. • Ear pain: To fix the way by applying clove oil to the aching ear using katembat. • Headaches: To overcome the headache how to mix cloves, salt and milk, because of the nature of the salt can absorb fluids and lowers blood pressure. • Blood Circulation: Clove oil is helpful to increase your body's metabolism by increasing blood circulation to lower body temperature.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

typical Indonesian medicinal plants ( 2 )

Bulbs ginger oleoresin contains compounds known as gingerols which are as antioxidant. The nature is what makes ginger touted antiaging useful as bioactive components. Ginger bioactive components may serve to protect the fat / membranes from oxidation, inhibit the oxidation of cholesterol, and boost immunity. Benefits of ginger are traditionally well known is as follows: Common Cold Remedy: Take the old ginger thumb, washed and crushed and boiled with two cups of water, add brown sugar to taste. Simmer approximately 1/4 hours. Lift and drink warm. Headache or migraine (headaches) Remedy: Take the Seibu finger ginger, roasted and then crushed. Brewed with a glass of water and give a little palm sugar, drink once. Drink three times a day. Preventing motion sickness Remedy: Take the Seibu finger ginger, washed and thinly sliced​​, then boiled with a glass of water. Warm drink before boarding the vehicle. Sprains Remedy: Take ginger 'more than two segments. Rinse and then grated, add a little salt. Apply this mixture on a sprained limbs. Do twice a day.

Tempuyung (Sonchus arvensis L) including chronic herb plants are usually grown in shaded places. The leaves are green with a little purple slick, wavy edges, and irregularly toothed. Near the base of the stem, toothed leaves that form a rosette terpusar and located on the top hugging intermittent alternating stems. Wavy leaves hug the stem is what efficacious destroy kidney stones. Inside the leaves contained relatively high levels of potassium. The presence of potassium tempuyung leaves is what makes kidney stones scattered in the form of calcium carbonate, because potassium will get rid of calcium carbonate to join compound, oxalate, or uric which is a kidney stone formers. The precipitate was finally dissolved kidney stones and drifted out with the urine. Required for use as a drug tempuyung five fresh leaves. Once washed, leaves smoked for a while. The leaves are eaten as a salad once finished with the rice. In one day we could take as much as three times the fresh vegetable

Garlic (Allium sativum) is an annual herb that has berumpun height of about 60 cm. This plant is widely grown in the fields in a mountainous area that gets enough sunlight. Pseudo-stem and the stem is green. Bersiung bottom-cloves, joining a large white bulbs. Each leather-wrapped cloves sliced ​​thin and if it smells very sharp. Ribbon-shaped leaves (flat aft), flat edge, pointed tip, grooved, length 60 cm and width 1.5 cm. Fibrous roots. The flowers are white, long-stemmed and umbrella shape. Garlic can be used for alternative medicine as follows: a. Garlic Flu and Cough. Sulfur contained in garlic make it have a distinctive smell and taste may improve and accelerate activities in the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract, which helps relieve compression and mucus. Raw Garlic contains phytochemicals that may help kill bacteria and viruses that cause disease. How do I use it? Eat as much garlic as soon as you feel pain or add garlic to the dish. You can also make a cough medicine with this recipe: Mash garlic and input into the cold milk in a saucepan, and heat about 1-2 minutes, and drink warm. b. Garlic and Cholesterol There are now over 12 studies published worldwide that ensure that the garlic in various forms can reduce cholesterol. Therefore, it can be concluded that garlic can cure high blood pressure, heart disease. One study published in "The Journal of The Royal College of Physicians" by Silagy and Neil HAW CS 1994 mentioned that garlic is an agent for reducing fat. The author states that garlic supplements is the most important part in the healing of high cholesterol. According to him, on the whole, a decrease of 12% of the total cholesterol. This decrease occurred after 4 weeks perawata c. Garlic and Onions Cancer also has content for the fight against cancer, especially cancer of the stomach and colon. Organosulfida contained in garlic helps the liver process the toxic chemical compounds, including chemical compounds that cause cancer several epidemiological studies show that people who consume a lot of garlic lower risk of stomach and colon cancer. To ensure that you will get maximum results, researchers from Penn State Unipersity recommend to let the first piece of onion or a collision for at least 10 minutes, giving it time onions form the contents that help fight cancer.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

typical Indonesian medicinal plants ( 1 )

As a tropical country that has the largest area of ​​tropical forests, Indonesia is also rich in plants that can cure various diseases. In Indonesian medicinal plants commonly called the "Herbal". To recognize the medicinal plants, of which the following is.


Wild Ginger (Curcuma Roxb xanthorhiza) were included in the ginger family (Zingiberaceae), Wild Ginger is a medicinal plant native to Indonesia. The spread of the plant Curcuma However, many grown on the island of Java, the Moluccas and Kalimantan. Characteristics of Wild Ginger grows as a shrub without the stem. Starting from the base of the petiole has a long standing upright. Plant height between 2 m / s to 2.5 m. Long leaves are round like a banana leaf where the stem leaves close to each other to form the stem. These plants can be grown in the fertile lowland with an altitude of 750 m above sea level, this plant can be harvested after 8-12 months with traits such as leaf yellowing want to die. Tubers will grow at the base of the stem is dark yellow or light brown with a diameter of 15 cm length and 6 cm, it smells a little spicy and a little bitter. turmeric has long been used for generations by our ancestors to treat jaundice, diarrhea, heartburn, bloating and fatigue.

Benefits of Turmeric Medicinal Plants. Turmeric is a medicinal plant and is an annual shrub (perennial) scattered throughout the tropics. Plant and wild turmeric thrives around the forest / former garden. Thought to originate from Binar at an altitude of 1300-1600 m above sea level, there is also a saying that turmeric comes from India. In Java, turmeric is widely used as a medicinal herb because efficacious soothing, cleaning, drying, relieves itching, and tingling cure. The main benefits of the turmeric plant, namely: as a traditional medicinal materials, industrial raw materials and cosmetic herbs, spices ingredient, farms etc.. Besides, the rhizome of the turmeric plant is also useful as an anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-microbial, preventing cancer, anti-tumor, and lower levels of blood fats and cholesterol, as well as a blood purifier.


Bitter (Andrographis paniculata), is a kind of herbaceous plants in the family Acanthaceae, which originated in India and Sri Lanka. Sambiloto can also be found in other regions, such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, as well as some places in the Americas. Andrographis genus has 28 species of herbs, but only a few are medically efficacious, one of which is Andrographis paniculata (bitter). Many bitter leaf contains compounds Andrographolide, which is a bicyclic diterpenoid lactone compound. Bitter chemical compound was first isolated by Gorter on tahun1911. Andrographolide has liver protecting properties (hepatoprotective), and proven to protect the liver from negative effects galaktosamin and paracetamol. These properties are closely related to the activity of certain metabolic enzymes. Sambiloto has long been known to have medical properties. Ayurveda is one of the ancient Indian system of medicine which includes bitter as a medical herb, which is called by the name bitter Kalmegh on Ayurveda. In addition to protecting the heart nutritious, bitter also can suppress the growth of cancer cells. This is due to the active compound, namely Andrographolide, lower enzyme expression CDK4 (cyclin-dependent kinase 4).

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

one popular kind of processed food with basic ingredients"JENGKOL"

in Indonesian society, jengkol is a food that has a lot of fans. Jengkol can be processed into various dishes are very tempting. One of which is processed into rendang jengkol.
Here's one way to cook rendang jengkol are nauseated.

Jengkol or Jering not gained a good read is typical of West Sumatra, more specifically the typical Padang Minang, because steady rendang spices and delicious like soupy thick rendang dried savory meat or eggs, that's the difference with jengkol spicy stew seasoning recipes, coconut milk to remove visible oil in the original image made ​​friends who did the original Padang Pariaman happen to sell online on facebook and youtube videos. This article also gives tips for rendang jengkol no odor or smell the old jengkol election soaked 2 days, then boiled until soft or padded. Approximately recipe like this according to him is not lost with rendang jengkol Betawi in Jakarta.

300 grams Jengkol Jering old, soaked 2 days, boiled until tender and minced
1,000 ml coconut milk from 1 coconut
1 sheet of turmeric leaf, cut into 2-3 parts
4 pieces of lime leaves, torn
1 stalk lemongrass, crushed
1 fruit acids kandis
1 3/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon granulated sugar

15 red chilies if you want to make use jengkol spicy hot peppers and add numbers
10 grains of red onion
5 cloves of garlic
2 cm galangal
2 cm ginger
5 grains hazelnut
2 cm turmeric

HOW GOOD COOKING rendang jengkol:
Boil coconut milk, turmeric leaf, lime leaves, and lemongrass to a boil.
Enter kandis smooth flavor and acid.
Cook until boiling coconut milk and reduce the flame.
Enter jengkol. Cook, stirring frequently until dry and overcooked. Lift.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Benefit of "JENGKOL" for our health

dog fruit in Indonesia called jengkol (Archidendron pauciflorum) is a typical plant in the Southeast Asian region, the seeds are liked by people as food. Jengkol including the tribe of legumes (Fabaceae). The fruit is a flattened pod and convoluted form a spiral shape, violet-colored old. Epidermis thin-skinned fruit seeds with shiny brown color. Jengkol can cause odor in urine after being processed and processed by digestion, especially when eaten fresh as a salad

Food is commonly used as vegetables does smell bad enough, but many people who are fond of vegetables on this one. Jengkol is kind of vegetables can also be eaten more menu for lovers jengkol. Jengkol for health benefits is not yet widely known.

Many people underestimate jengkol because if too much eating jengkol it will cause disease. Besides the smell makes some people reluctant to touch for fear jengkol create body odor and bad breath become unpleasant.

Jengkol actually have a high fiber content and also contain jengkolat acids, vitamins and minerals. Jengkol also is a diuretic so as to facilitate the disposal of urine and very good for people with coronary heart disease. Because of its very good in helping to treat digestive problems, then jengkol ranks second as a material other than apple slimming stomach.

Jengkol other benefits for health is the ability to prevent and treat diabetes. This is because jengkol has acid content and high mineral. But unfortunately, jengkolat acids that exist in this jengkol have insoluble and form crystals that cause negative effects if you eat them in excess. In many cases, jengkolat acid causing small bowel obstruction if consumed excessively jengkol because the kidneys are unable to filter the amount of acid that goes for having passed the threshold should be.

Jengkol rich in nutrients such as carbohydrates, vitamin A, vitamin B, protein, calcium, phosphorus, steroids, tannins, saponins and glycosides. And it's not only the amount of vitamin C in jengkol can boost our immune, and help enzymes work in our body and helps cellular respiration. Calcium contained in jengkol help bone growth of the bones in the body to grow and become stronger.

For adults calcium alone to help care for bone health to avoid the vulnerability or ostioforosis bone. Jengkol other benefits of preventing disease anemia or anemia.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Health Living with Purple Mangosteen

The purple mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana), colloquially known simply as mangosteen, is a tropical evergreen tree believed to have originated in the Sunda Islands and the Moluccas of Indonesia. It grows mainly in Southeast Asia, and also in tropical South American countries such as Colombia, in the state of Kerala in India and in Puerto Rico,[1] where the tree has been introduced. The tree grows from 6 to 25 m (19.7 to 82.0 ft) tall.[2] The fruitof the mangosteen is sweet and tangy, juicy, somewhat fibrous, with fluid-filled vesicles (like the flesh of citrus fruits), with an inedible, deep reddish-purple colored rind (exocarp) when ripe. In each fruit, the fragrant edible flesh that surrounds each seed is botanically endocarp, i.e., the inner layer of the ovary.[3][4]Seeds are almond-shaped and sized.
The purple mangosteen belongs to the same genus as the other, less widely known, mangosteens, such as the button mangosteen (G. prainiana) or the charichuelo (G. madruno).

75 Benefits of mangosteen's skin for health.

Skin benefits of mangosteen is currently the most widely sought after and used to be used as an alternative medicine of various diseases, as well as used in beauty matters. It turns out the mangosteen fruit that tastes good and contains a lot of benefits, has the fact that his skin was the one that has more benefits. 

Skin Mangosteen xanthone-containing compounds have currently been developed and produced in the form of a syrup, which was then known as xanthones syrup. This syrup is very terkeenal because it contains antioxidants that can fight free radicals. Some studies show that these compounds have properties as an antidiabetic, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, antiplasmodial, and boost immunity. 

The benefits of mangosteen peel is quoted from there are about 75 benefits that can be obtained from mangosteen peel, if we routinely drink. Provided painstaking maximum results we will definitely get, including: 

For a complete Body Health: 
1 Strengthen the immune system. 
2 Heal inflammation. 
3 Improving communication between cells. 
4 Fails the DNA damage. 
5. aids lymphatic system. 
6 Maintaining optimal thyroid function. 
7 Reducing insulin resistance. 
8 Helps weight loss. 
9 Healing nerve damage. 
10 Balances the endocrine system. 
11. tools of the synergy of the body. 
12. Relieve hemorrhoids. 
13. Helps lower blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia). 
14. Relieve reddish skin disease / scaly (psoriasis). 
15. Helps heal wounds. 
16. Relieve pain from carpal tunnel syndrome (a disease that occurs in the wrist and fingers caused by pressure that often occurs in the section. And usually often caused by overuse of the keyboard and mouse). 
17. Eliminate chronic scaly dry skin diseases (neurodermatitis). Anti-inflammatory properties of mangosteen may reduce the scales and itching in skin diseases. 

For Heart Health: 
18. Helps prevent heart disease. 
19. Strengthen blood vessels. 
20. Lowering LDL cholesterol. 
21. Lowering high blood pressure. 
22. Helps prevent arteriosclerosis. 

Digestive Health: 
23. Helps overcome GERD disease (chronic disease characterized by the flow of stomach acid into the esophagus). 
24. Helps heal ulcers / sores. 
25. Relieve bowel syndrome (IBS). 
26. Helps stop diarrhea. 
27. can relieve inflammation of small or large intestine known as Crohn`s disease. 
28. could prevent one of the inflammatory bowel disease (diverticulitis). 

Make More Younger: 
29. Increase energy, enhance the excitement and increase stamina. 
30 Slowing the aging process. 
31. Helps prevent deterioration of the brain (dementia & Alzheimer's). 
32. Helps prevent kidney stones. 
33. Helps prevent nervous system diseases (Parkinson's). 
34. Relieves pain of arthritis. 
35 Fixing the damage from the use of painkillers (NSAIDs). 
36. equipment for the eyes. 

Family Health: 
37. Lowers fever. 
38. Overcoming food poisoning. 
39. Heal the wounds of the throat. 
40 Helps heal canker sores. 
41. Overcoming shortness of breath. 
42. Helps reduce the migrant (the headaches). 
43. Reduces toothache. 
44. natural sleep aids. 
45 Improving the ability to cope with stess. 
46. ​​Improve mood and reduce depression. 
47. Aids muscles and joints. 
48. Eliminate acne and blemishes on the skin. 
49. Eliminate bite marks, burns and poisoning. 
50 Relieve sprain, strain muscles and joints. 
51. Relieve abdominal pain. 
52. Relieve sore throat (bronchitis), emphysema (emphysema), and inflammation of the lungs (pneumonia). 
53. Working as painkillers tightness / clogged nasal (decongestant). 

Men's Health: 
54. Helps prevent infertility. 
55 Helps prevent prostate enlargement. 

Women's Health: 
56. Relieve difficulty urinating. 
57. As a gentle laxative. 
58. Minimizing pain symptoms prior to menstruation (PMS). 
59. Relieve symptoms of menopause. 
60 Decrease swelling during menstruation. 
61. meringkan pain in muscles, ligaments, or tendons (fibromyalgia). 
62. Relieve pain from the disease decreased bone density / calcification of the bones (osteoporosis). 

Children's Health: 
63. Helping meringkan asthma. 
64 May prevent hyperactive and attention deficit disorder (ADHD) and food allergy. 
Form 65 teeth and bones stronger. 

Overcoming Disease: 
66 Preventing gum disease. 
67. eradicate tuberculosis. 
68. Reduce lactose intolerance side effects. 
69. Helps prevent dysentery. 
70 Helps prevent diseases of the central nervous system (multiple sclerosis). 
71. can prevent cancer. 
72. Relieve chronic inflammatory disease (chronic inflammation) that attacks the spinal structures and especially of the hip joint (Ankylosing Spondylitis). 
73. Helps prevent lung infections and chronic respiratory (cyctic fibrosis). 
74. Prevent symptoms associated with lupus disease. 
75 Reducing disease severe muscle weakness (Myasthenia Gravis). 

While the processing methods Mangosteen Skin or simple syrup xanthones are as follows: Wash the fruit skin, then cut the fruit grain leather 2. Furthermore, the pieces are boiled in 4 cups of water, so that the remaining 2 cups. Filtered cooking water that is drunk regularly 2-3 times a day. For other ways you can read in How to Make Skin Mangosteen Juice. 

Just a warning only if Skin Mangosteen also contains levels of resin, tannin, crude fiber, and other components that can not be digested at high levels. So often appears the case from consuming mangosteen rind in the form of flour without good treatment, such as the Health Disorders Kidney and intestine as well as in other organs, if such cases appear immediately hantikan use and consult a doctor. You should consume the finished syrup xanthones and existing label production permit and approved by health authorities. Hopefully the above benefits of mangosteen skin, could be useful. Greetings healthy always.

note :
in Indonesian mangosteen prices currently range between US$ 1,5 to US$ 2 / kilogram