Wedang Jamani, A Natural Herb for Coughs and Colds

"The changing seasons causes many people to catch coughs and colds. Coughing and cold makes it hard to breathe easily. Itchy throat, sneezing, runny nose and stuffiness to watery eyes are all symptoms of coughs and colds. Ginger is believed to help heal and colds "

Published by : Wahyu untara  -  25/03/2024 11:23 WIB

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Coughing is the body’s natural response when the respiratory system faces external disruptions. A cough during cold or fever can be caused by frequent eating of greasy food, exposure to dust and pollution, allergies and many others that cause the virus to enter the nose.

You can try ginger-based ingredients to treat coughs and colds. You can process it into a variety of drinks or wedang. One of them is Wedang Jamani, ginger drink with honey and lime as shown below.

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  • 1 rhizome of ginger
  • 1 fresh lime
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • honey
  • water, as required

how to make:

Peel ginger and wash it with lime until clean. Cut the lime in half. Ginger can be cut into 3 pieces then pounded and boil with water and sugar. Pour the ginger mix into a glass and add honey.

Wait for it to cool slightly and drink it 2 to 3 times a day.

Apart from get riding of coughs and colds, the herb can also warm and boost the immune system, so that the body’s health is well maintained. However, if the cough and cold persist for more than 2 weeks, seek medical treatment immediately for finding symptoms of more serious diseases, such as chronic lung disease.



Dhafir Affani. 1995. Jamu Tradisional Madura & Kothekaan Madura. Surabaya : Indah Surabaya

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