Temulawak is a type of turmeric native to Java, Indonesia. It has long been used in traditional medicines as a digestive aid, to maintain healthy liver function, to alleviate the symptoms of rheumatism, and to remedy swelling, runny noses, and coughs. Today, the active ingredient curcumin is sometimes used to help treat hepatitis, Alzhiemer's, psoriasis, and several types of cancer. It is a powerful antibiotic and a good source of antioxidants.
Traditionally, sun-dried slices of Temulawak are infused with water and served as an herbal drink.
Net weight: 3 Oz.