Randu-Sirih Combo for Asthma

"Asthma is quite deadly illness. According to data from WHO, in 2014, the death rate due to asthma in Indonesia reached 24,773 people. If asthma didn’t get proper treatment, it can be dangerous to the sufferers. "

Published by : administrator  -  29/10/2019 10:21 WIB

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Asthma is closely related to the respiratory tract. This is the reason why asthma is one of the deadliest diseases. In general, sufferers will experience shortness of breath or difficulty breathing when they relapse. This is caused by narrowing and inflammation of the respiratory tract.

There are several symptoms of asthma, namely coughing, shortness of breath, tiredness, sleeping difficulty, and decreased lung function. These symptoms appear as a form of warning of asthma. In addition, frequent flu or allergies also symptoms of an asthma attack.

Medically, asthmatic people will take asthma medications, use inhalers, to use an asthma nebulizer or breathing machine. But there’s nothing wrong with trying our ancestors’ asthma herbs. The recipe for this herb is written in the book Jamu Jawa, written by Pringgohusodo Sw. The book wrote down the ingredients of the asthma remedy. Here is the ingredients and how to make the herb.


  • 10 pcs of betel leaf
  • 10 pcs young leaves of randu/kapok (Ceiba pentandra)
  • ¼ liter of water

Ho to make:

  1. Wash betel leaves and randu leaves
  2. Boil both leaves in water
  3. Turn off the heat after simmering for 10 minutes
  4. Wait until the herbs cool down a bit and warm
  5. The herb is ready
  6. Drink 2 cups at a time, every morning and evening.


Pringgohusodo,S. 1980. Jamu Jawa Gejala Penyakit dan Obatnya. Yogyakarta: CV Nur Cahaya

https://doktersehat.com/asma-pengertian-gejala-dan-pengobatan/ (diakses pada tanggal 12 Oktober 2019)


Recipe reference:

Pringgohusodo,S. 1980. Jamu Jawa Gejala Penyakit dan Obatnya. Yogyakarta: CV Nur Cahaya