Herbal Remedies

July 30, 2018

Although the technology is currently more advanced and the development of the type of drugs getting better, the fact that drugs derived from natural ingredients or commonly referred to as herbal medicine is increasingly used to treat various diseases and become one of the most popular alternative healing.

Many use herbal remedies on the grounds that herbal remedies are safer compared to chemical drugs, and the country best known for curing alternatives using herbal remedies in China.

As we all know that herbal remedies have helped cure many people with different diseases, although some of these drugs have no therapeutic claims, herbal remedies are still the top choice as the safest and most effective drug to use. However, we should consult their physician first before deciding to take any of these herbal products.

Curcuma xanthorhiza roxb (Curcuma xanthorhiza roxb) belonging to the family of Ginger (zingiberaceae), this temulawak as a medicinal plant native to Indonesia. Characteristics of temulawak grow as a shrub without a stem, starting from the base is a long leaf stalk stand upright. This plant can flourish in the lowlands with an altitude of 750 m above sea level, this plant can be harvested after 8-12 months with characteristics of yellowing leaves like going to die.

Ginger has long been used for generations to treat jaundice, diarrhea, ulcer, stomach bloating and stiffness. Lastly can also be used to lower blood fats, prevent blood clots as antioxidants and maintain health by increasing the immune system.

Tempuyung (Sonchus Arvensis L) includes a chilly terna plant that usually grows in shaded places, the leaves are slippery green with a bit of purple, the edges are choppy, and the teeth are irregular.

Choppy leaves embracing the stem is a nutritious crushing kidney stone, in the leaves contained enough high levels of potassium. The presence of potassium from the leaves of tempuyung is what makes kidney stone in the form of calcium carbonate disintegrated because potassium will get rid of calcium to join the carbonate compound, oxalate, or vein which is a kidney stone former.

Deposition of kidney stones that finally dissolved and drift out with urine, to use it as a drug required five leaves of fresh tempuyung leaves. After being washed, the leaves are smoked for a while. The leaves are eaten once consumed as a salad with rice, in a day we can eat it three times.

Cannabis is also commonly found in Indonesia, especially in Sumatra and Kalimantan. This plant is believed to have some good benefits for the brain and body. Medical Cannabis is also well known in many countries as herbal remedies.