Jamu Kunyit Asam to Relieve Period Pain

"Women sometime suffer from menstrual or period pain. It can be excruciating. Stomach cramps, it feels like being squeezed -conditions which lead into terrible mood swings. If you happen to suffer the same problem, you can relieve it with jamu kunyit asam"

Published by : administrator  -  13/01/2020 08:31 WIB

2 Minutes read.

Jamu kunyit asam (jamu turmeric-tamarind) contains curcumin. It’s good to treat inflammation and calm down stomach contractions. Curcumin prevent the production of prostaglandins, an inflammatory hormone and pain in the stomach. In addition, the analgesic properties of turmeric reduce pain.

Jamu kunyit asam improve blood flow in the body, as this jamu is known as a source of estrogen -Thus making the period cycle smoother.

The curcumin in kunyit also balance chemicals in the brain to avoid unstable mood swings.

In addition, Jamu kunyit asam also has antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties to smooth the digestive system.

You can find Jamu kunyit asam at any nearest herbal shops or via online online stores such as, tokopedia, Bukalapak, shopee and others. However, you can also make the jamu yourself. It’s easy. Here’s the recipe.


  • 20 g of turmeric
  • 5 ginger
  • 5 g kencur/aromatic ginger (Kaempferia galanga)
  • 6 g tamarind
  • 1 tsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. sugar

How to make:

  1. Clean all ingredients and cut into small pieces.
  2. Put in the blender: turmeric, ginger and kencur.
  3. Add 1 glass of boiled water and blend.
  4. Strain the water.
  5. Take a stainless-steel pan, pour the water and tamarind, boil for 5 minutes.
  6. Strain the water. Place it in a glass and add lime juice.
  7. Add brown sugar and stir well.

It’s easy, right? You can also check on the following JamupediaTV Youtube Channel

Don’t forget to subscribe, comment and like! And, drink jamu kunyit asam regularly, to avoid period pain and PMS.



Suparni, Ibunda; Wulandari, Ari. 2012. Herbal Nusantara: 1001 Ramuan Tradisional Asli Indonesia. Yogyakarta: Rapha Publishing.

Tilaar, Martha, dkk. 2010. The Green Science Of Jamu: Pendekatan Pragmatik untuk Kesehatan dan Kecantikan. Jakarta: Dian Rakyat.

Referensi Resep:

Tilaar, Martha. 2009. HEALTHY LIFESTYLE WITH JAMU: Sehat dan CAntik Alami sesuai Siklus Kehidupan. Jakarta: Dian Rakyat.

https://hellosehat.com/hidup-sehat/fakta-unik/khasiat-kunyit-untuk-wanita-haid/  (diakses pada 07 November 2019)

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