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Benefits of Jamu

Jamu is traditional Indonesian medicine, predominantly made from natural ingredients including roots, bark, flowers, seeds, leaves and fruits. It dates back thousands of years and is known to address a wide range of ailments, depending on the ingredients used.

JAMU by Dana Safia is a traditional herbal drink which is known to boost one’s immune system and maintain good health. Its formulation is packed with antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic properties which improves brain and digestive functions, decreases clotting, and lowers cholesterol.

All in all, it’s a great immune-boosting spice that can be taken on a daily basis to prevent illness and support healing.

This delicious tonic integrates the superfood – turmeric –into your daily life.

Benefits of Jamu


Contains turmeric as an active ingredient that is widely known to have anti inflammatory properties

Immune booster

Contains ginger which is a powerful immune booster

High in antioxidants

 Because of compounds in turmeric called curcuminoids, which reportedly work as antioxidants in the body, helping to reduce inflammation and prevents oxidative damage.

Detoxifying qualities

Jamu can help with resetting some of that accumulated toxins in your body. Ginger, turmeric and tamarind are all excellent ingredients to help detoxify your liver and kidneys, purifying you from the inside-out to unleash your natural immunity and power.

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Ginger Ginger
Turmeric Turmeric
Fingerroot Fingerroot
Nutmeg Nutmeg
Tamarind Tamarind
Black Pepper Black Pepper
Red Ginger Red Ginger
Palm Sugar Palm Sugar
Eurycoma longifolia (Tongkat ali) Eurycoma longifolia (Tongkat ali)
Javanese Ginger Javanese Ginger
Betel Leaf Betel Leaf
Quercus Infectoria (Manjakani) Quercus Infectoria (Manjakani)
Parameriae Cortex (Kayu Rapet) Parameriae Cortex (Kayu Rapet)
Guazumae Folium (West Indian elm or bay cedar) Guazumae Folium (West Indian elm or bay cedar)
Fenugreek Fenugreek
Cardamon Cardamon
Papaya Seed Papaya Seed
Cat Whiskers Plant Cat Whiskers Plant
Akar Cerita Akar Cerita


Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional and alternative medicine. It contains gingerol, which has powerful medicinal properties, and can be used to aid digestion, reduce nausea, and help fight the flu and common cold, to name a few of its purposes. Ginger may also help increase movement through the digestive tract, suggesting that it may relieve or prevent constipation. In addition, ginger is a good source of antioxidants, but it does not provide many vitamins, minerals, or calories.


Known as the "superfood" spice, turmeric contains bioactive compounds which have protective properties. An active ingredient in turmeric is turmerons, studies suggest it may be useful for conditions such as stroke and Alzheimer’s disease because it helps trigger cell repair and potentially support the recovery of brain function.

Studies also suggest that the anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of curcumin may protect against some of the steps involved in the development of heart disease, including improving cholesterol levels. Another interesting fact that suggest curcumin may act as an immune modulator influencing important immune cells including T cells, B cells and Natural Killer cells. In addition to this, curcumin appears to down-regulate pro-inflammatory compounds called cytokines, the prolonged activity of which can lead to inflammatory damage.

When consumed at low doses, curcumin may also enhance our antibody responses, helping us fight off infection.


Ever since it has been known to the outside world, researchers have found the fingerroot to possess incredible medicinal properties. It is anti-allergic, antibacterial, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-ulcer. Not only that, the fingerroot promotes wound healing. It is also known throughout the region as an effective aphrodisiac for men. In recent studies, Fingerroot can also fight against E-coli.


3 key things you need to know about this powerful nut:

1. It contains powerful antioxidants that can protect your cells from damage caused by free radicals. These are molecules that have an unpaired electron, which makes them unstable and reactive.

2. Nutmeg is rich in anti-inflammatory compounds called monoterpenes, including sabinene, terpineol, and pinene. These may help reduce inflammation in your body and benefit those with inflammatory conditions.

3. Nutmeg has been shown to have antibacterial effects against potentially harmful strains of bacteria.


The pulp of tamarind is rich in numerous phytonutrients that act as potent dietary antioxidants, and can enhance the efficacy of the body’s natural immune defences.

Antioxidants are needed to reduce the inflammatory impact of oxidative stress. Tamarind seed extract contains antioxidant enzyme induction properties and cancer-related signal pathway blockage effect.

Being rich in polyphenols and flavonoids, tamarind has been shown to decrease LDL cholesterol and increase HDL cholesterol, thereby lowering the risk of atherosclerosis. The dried pulp was also found to have anti-hypertensive effects, reducing diastolic blood pressure.

Natural compounds present in tamarind extract have the potential of being used as a natural antimicrobial against pathogenic microorganisms. Specifically, a compound called lupeol has been identified for its antibacterial properties.

Black Pepper

Black pepper is one of the most common used spice in the kitchen. Black pepper may increase the absorption of essential nutrients like calcium and selenium, as well some beneficial plant compounds, such as those found in green tea and turmeric. When brewed with turmeric, the beneficial compounds of the turmeric will activate and gradually increases high-potency of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.

Red Ginger

There are several types of ginger that are often found in the market. One of them is red ginger which is somewhat different from other types of ginger. In addition to the reddish color, it is also more often used for medicines than as a cooking spice and has a spicier flavor compared with other ginger.

Red ginger contains useful compounds such as shogaol, gingerol, zingeron, and many more. With so many active substances that can cure various ailments such as: preventing inflammatory bowel, strengthens body’s immunity, to name a few.

Palm Sugar

Palm sugar is considered a healthier alternative to other sweeteners because its production involves minimal processing with no added chemicals. Because it’s unrefined, it also retains high levels of plant-based vitamins and minerals that can benefit your health. It is full of antioxidants and it also contains 'manganese'. This mineral aids in bone health and may reduce your risk of osteoporosis. It has also been studied for its potential in the reduction of some risk factors of diabetes, like insulin resistance.

Regular consumption of palm sugar helps in purifying the blood, helps to improve our immunity and prevents free radicals which is the reason for ageing skin.

Palm Sugar is used to brew in our men's and women's range only.

Eurycoma longifolia (Tongkat ali)

Eurycoma longifolia is a tall evergreen shrub-tree commonly found in Southeast Asia. It is a protected species with a history of use as an aphrodisiac. The root of Eurycoma longifolia contains several chemicals that have different effects in the body. Some of the chemicals seem to affect how the body produces the hormone testosterone and might increase testosterone levels in the body. Eurycoma longifolia is used for erectile dysfunction (ED), male infertility, increasing sexual desire in healthy people, and boosting athletic performance.

Brewed in our men's range only.

Javanese Ginger

Javanese Ginger or its scientific name, Curmuma zanthorrhiza has been extensively utilised in Indonesia as medicinal and nutritional plants since ancient times. The rhizome of this plant is an important ingredient for jamu formulation (Indonesian traditional medicine). It is traditionally used to treat several ailments such as lack of appetite, stomach disorder, liver illness, constipation, bloody diarrhea, dysentery, arthritis, children’s fevers, hypotriglyceridaemia, hemorrhoids, vaginal discharge, rheumatism, and skin eruptions.

To date, over 40 active compounds, including terpenoids, curcuminoids, and other phenolic compounds, have been isolated and identified from Curmuma zanthorrhiza. Some pharmacological tests reported that Curmuma zanthorrhiza has antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anticancer and antitumor, antidiabetic, and skincare and hepatoprotective properties.

Brewed in our men's range only.

Betel Leaf

Approximately 85% - 90% of betel leaf is water, which means it has high moisture content and low calorie count. About 100 grams of betel leaves contain just 44 calories. It contains 0.4%-1% fat and 3-3.5% protein, which makes it a low source of fat and moderate source of protein. Furthermore, the betel leaf contains moderate amounts of essential nutrients such as iodine, potassium, and vitamin A.

Brewed in our women's range only.

Quercus Infectoria (Manjakani)

Manjakani is known to have many benefits to the health of women’s intimate organs as well as to address various illnesses of women. It is a medicinal herb popular for its tissue tightening and increasing the elasticity of vaginal muscle area, overcoming excessive fluid, killing bacteria and fungi in female organs.

Manjakani also helps to relieve urinary tract infections. Its astringent property helps overcome infection in urinary tracts, besides healing the damages in tissues, and rejuvenating skin and tissue health in the vagina. Its consumption internally is suggested along with other herbs to be effective, but its astringent property makes it the best solution for external cleaning to get rid of ulcers and tissue damages in any part of the body. It contains many natural nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, protein, fibre, carbohydrates, calcium, antioxidants, tannic acid, tannin.

Brewed in our women's range only.

Parameriae Cortex (Kayu Rapet)

Kayu rapet bark has been empirically used to treat many kinds of disease, and was assumed to have analgetic effect because it contains flavonoid and polyphenol in its bark.

Brewed in our women's range only.

Guazumae Folium (West Indian elm or bay cedar)

Brewed in our women's range only.


Brewed in our women's range only.


Brewed in our women's range only.

Papaya Seed

Papaya seeds contain a variety of essential micronutrients. They’re especially high in polyphenols and flavonoids, two compounds that act as antioxidants to help promote your health. Antioxidants fight disease-causing free radicals to prevent oxidative stress and ward off chronic diseases. It is also packed with good amount of healthy monounsaturated fatty acids, including oleic acid. Whats more, papaya seeds supply a hearty dose of fiber and increasing your fiber intake can help reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels and has also been associated with a decreased risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and obesity.

Brewed in our Glu-shot range only.

Cat Whiskers Plant

Cat Whiskers Plant is a traditional medicinal herb used in southeast Asia to treat various inflammatory diseases such as cancer, hepatitis, rheumatism, abdominal pain, psoriasis, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and kidney stones. Research has shown that Cat Whiskers herb extract can help to reduce blood glucose level. Several research groups studying the effect of taking extract of Cat Whiskers herb found that certain solvent extract of this herb can significantly reduce blood sugar level and increase leptin and the healthy HDL level. It can also stop blood platelet from sticking together thus reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke. To top it off, Cat Whiskers herb can help to reduce body fat. It works by inhibiting pancreatic α-amylase and intestinal α-glucosidase, the two enzymes that are important in the absorption of starch and uptake of glucose.

Brewed in our Glu-shot range only.

Akar Cerita

Brewed in our Glu-shot range only.