All about jamu
Looking for a relaxing way to improve your health and well-being? Look no further than jamu! This traditional Indonesian drink has been around for over 1500 years and used to be a go-to elixir for all kinds of ailments. At Good Jamu, we have refined this ritual for the modern world.
Jamu Gendongs: the women behind this holistic therapy
But jamu isn't just for when you're feeling down. It is a drink for people of all ages and walks of life, enjoyed by royalty and commoners alike. In fact, many Indonesians grew up drinking it as a regular part of their daily routine. That's because jamu is a holistic therapy – it's meant to be consumed every day to maintain the overall well-being of the whole body, rather than just curing specific ailments in isolation, as modern medicine does. So what exactly is jamu made of and how is it prepared? The main ingredients are ginger and turmeric, which are collected and ground by the women who make the drink – known as "jamu gendongs". These women are responsible for developing and recording all the different recipes, mastering the technique of mixing the ingredients and selling the finished product, which they often do from woven baskets that they carry on their backs.
Read more about the jamu gendongs here.
100% plant goodness: natural and honest ingredients from Good Jamu
At Good Jamu, we only use 100% plant-based ingredients to make our jamu. Our Island Ginger and Tropical Turmeric flavors are made with roots and fruits that stimulate the mind and body, but we also use seeds, leaves, bark and flowers to add even more depth and complexity to the drink. A Refreshing Change From Bitter: The Delicious Taste Of Modern Jamu Contrary to popular belief, jamu doesn't have to taste bitter to be effective. In fact, most of the jamu made today has a tangy, slightly sweet flavor with tropical undertones that makes it a delight to drink. And with its smooth texture, it's easy to see why it's become such a popular choice among Indonesians. Start Your Day Right: The Benefits Of Drinking Jamu Every Morning But don't take our word for it - try it for yourself! We recommend drinking jamu every morning on an empty stomach so that all nutrients can be fully absorbed. It's a great way to start your day off right and get a natural energy boost.
Find Your Inner Peace: Jamu's philosophy and its role in general wellness is all about finding and maintaining that sense of inner peace that we all strive for. It's about being mindful of what you put into your body and reaping the benefits of the earth's natural resources to balance body and mind. So why not give it a try and see how it can help you be the best version of yourself every day, no matter what challenges come your way?
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