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Thursday, April 03, 2008

Temulawak (Curcuma xanthorrhiza Roxb)

Common names Temulawak (Latin: Curcuma xanthorrhiza Roxb) include koneng gede, temulabak, temu putih, false turmeric, giant curcuma, dilao, and shu kuat keung wong. Area Indo-Malaysia representing place where from this Temulawak disseminate to whole world. The present, this plant besides in South-East Asia can meet also in China, Indochina, Barbados, Japan, Korea, United States, and some states of Europe.

Temulawak represent plant have sham bar to highly till 1 m but less than 2 m, colored green or dark brown. The rhizome root of Temulawak formed finely and have strength branch colored dark green. Every bar having leaf 2 – 9 pieces with domed form lengthwise to lancet, color of leaf is green or purplish brown bright to dark, length of leaf is 31 – 84 cm and width is 10 – 18 cm.

Chemical content of Temulawak’s rhizome consisting of fellandrean, turmerol, volatile oil, curcuminoids, camphor, glucoside, foluymetic carbinol, and starch. Extract of Temulawak’s rhizome can cure adenoids, anorecsia, anti-cholesterol, anti-inflamasi, anti-pyretic, bile pain, bloody diarrhea, hepatitis, hypercholesterolemia, jaundice, nephritis, etc.

So, if You suffer one of the disease like is above mentioned, why not try Temulawak as alternative medication from nature?

3 comments:

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Anonymous said...

did you know japan name of 'temulawak' ??thx b4

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