Makers of jamu (natural medication) within the Wonolopo jamu village in Semarang, Central Java, have began producing a drink they declare can present safety towards COVID-19.
The drink, referred to as Jamu Corona, was concocted primarily based on medical doctors’ ideas for natural recipes that may assist strengthen the physique’s immune system towards viruses, they mentioned.
Titi, a 60-year-previous jamu brewer, defined that the drink was a mix of brewed ginger, curcuma, turmeric and lemongrass, which she mentioned would enhance one’s stamina in addition to boost the immune system.
“Drink jamu routinely and train. Your physique might be wholesome and it received’t be simply attacked by viruses,” Titi mentioned on Saturday.
Another jamu maker, Supriyanto, informed The Jakarta Post the advantages of every ingredient.
“Ginger keeps us warm. Curcuma is good for stamina. Turmeric is good for digestion, so it can be consumed for weight loss. It is also good to increase the blood flow during menstruation,” Supriyanto mentioned.
The village’s fame drew the eye of Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo, who stopped by for a go to on Saturday morning, utilizing the chance to see the jamu-making course of.
Ganjar himself tried Jamu Corona and mentioned that it tasted good.
“This is delicious! And it’s good for your health, too. It’s not a cure for novel coronavirus, but it can help protect you against the virus,” he mentioned.
Ganjar additionally informed the individuals of Wonolopo Jamu village to shield themselves and their households towards the outbreak.
“Keep your distance from each other. Wear a face mask immediately if you feel sick. Don’t forget to wash your hands with soap as often as possible,” he mentioned.
As of Sunday morning, Indonesia has reported 450 confirmed COVID-19 circumstances, with 38 deaths. (dpk)