Boreh, a Traditional herb to Relieve Bloating

"Bloating (Bloated stomach) sounds trivial, but it can cause discomfort. Too much air or gas trapped in the stomach can cause pain and the stomach looks enlarged. The causes may vary, from consumption of inappropriate food, colds, up to heartburn"

Published by : Kurnia HD  -  26/03/2020 15:46 WIB

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On the whole, bloating can be treated in several ways, including compressing the stomach with warm water, massaging the stomach, and limiting food portions. But some also people choose to take gas relievers so that bloating does not become a lengthy problem.

Rue leaves

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One of the traditional ways to cure bloating is to make a boreh for bloating. Ki Hadisalam in his book, Jamu Jawa Tradisional (Traditional Javanese Herbal Medicine), explains that there are several types of boreh herbs that can be used to treat bloating.

Well, here is a boreh herbs for bloating you can make at home.


  • A handful of daun inggu/rue (Ruta graveolens)
  • 1 shallot
  • Eucalyptus oil

How to make:

  1. Ground rue leaves and shallots until smooth.
  2. Mix with eucalyptus oil into bloating boreh.
  3. Lather it on the stomach.




Hadisalam. 1997. Resep Racikan Jamu Jawa Tradisional. Boyolali.