Temulawak Series part (4): Temulawak, a Stomach’s Good Friend

"Students are familiar to gastric problems. They often forgot to eat, especially in their final years, which is often stressful. This causes gastric acid production to rise drastically. Drinking jamu temulawak can help to relieve pain"

Published by : Wahyu untara  -  17/04/2024 09:13 WIB

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Jamu temulawak/Java ginger (Curcuma zanthorrhiza) contains compounds such as curcumin, monoterpenes, essential oils, minerals, protein and others. It has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-irritant and other beneficial properties.

Some of the contents help in relieving stomach acid. Curcumin, for an example, can stimulate bile to produce substances to overcome various problems. Its antioxidant content is also able to kill bacteria that cause stomach acid to rise.

Jamu temulawak can be found in various products, such as powder, capsules and sachets. You can easily get Jamu temulawak from mobile herbalists and toko jamu (herbal shops). However, you can also make it yourself with the following recipe:


  • 40 g temulawak, thinly sliced ​​and aerated.
  • 1500 air

How to make:

  1. Boil temulawak in water
  2. Let stand a few moments to cool down and drink.

You can consume the jamu temulawak once a day. To avoid rising stomach acid, eat regularly. Choose nutritious foods that do not cause stomach acid.


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

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

Also read:

You can read the various benefits and recipes of jamu temulawak in these next articles.

Bagian 1 http://jamupedia.com/jaga-stamina-tubuh-dengan-jamu-temulawak/

Bagian 2 https://en.jamupedia.com/kupas-temulawak-bagian-2/

Bagian 3 https://en.jamupedia.com/kupas-jamu-temulawak-bagian-3/


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