Jamu: The Ancient Indonesian Art of Herbal Healing
An integrated system of inner and outer health and beauty, Indonesian jamu has a 1200-year-old history, yet it is virtually unknown outside of that country. Now, an experienced writer has devoted herself to understanding jamu: its history, its applications, and its potential for use outside its native environment. Jamu can be found across a broad spectrum of Indonesian life, from home kitchen pharmacies to the personal travelling kits of multinational CEOs. With jamu's reach extending into medicine, massage therapy, and cosmetics, this book chronicles how this holistic practice is used, the materials and ingredients it employs, and its rich background dating back to the ancient Javanese palaces where it was perfected.
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