An integrated system of inner and outer health and beauty, Indonesian jamu has a 1,year-old history, yet it is virtually unknown outside of thatcountry. Now. An integrated system of inner and outer health and beauty, Indonesian jamu has a year-old history, yet it is virtually unknown outside of that country. Now. Indonesian jamu—part of an integrated system of inner and outer health and beauty, encompassing powders, pills, ointments, lotions, massage.
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Jamu: The Ancient Indonesian Art of Herbal Healing by Susan-Jane Beers
If you use the book correctly, readers can discover traditional medicinal practices that will lead to a healthier life. The New Paper wrote that the volume is “…the most comprehensive book on the subject in English.
The gendongor practitioner, of jamu may come from any level of education and society, and rhe of jamu lore is in poetic form and so can be learned by the illiterate.
I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? But still it is a very well written and informative book. An healong introduction to its subject, though it comes close to being a sales pitch.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Jamu can be found across a broad spectrum of Indonesian life, from home kitchen pharmacies to the personal traveling kits of ancoent CEOs.
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To ask other readers questions about Jamuplease sign up. While living in Indonesia in the early s, she became interested in Indonesian traditional medicine when it solved a chronic ailment within days.
Mbadhea rated it liked it Mar 03, Brian Sullivan rated it liked it Aug 12, Beers points out the fact that Indonesian medicinal plants can make a major contribution to world health. Putu rated it it was amazing Oct 31, Showing of 5 reviews. Her book is not sponsored by any of the large jamu concerns. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. She researched this book while living in Indonesia from to and is committed to demystifying and promoting the use of jamu internationally.
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But don’t expect too much that you can buy Jamu from there because they are not really created to support buyers from outside of Indonesia. The author, Ms Beers, has done remarkable justice to the subject of Jamu in her book. Kannon McAfee rated it really nealing it Jan 03, Indonesian jamu — part of an integrated system of inner and outer health and beauty, encompassing powders, pills, herbs, barks, ointments, lotions, cosmetics, massage combined with ancient folkways — is almost unknown to most Westerners.
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Dhani Irwanto rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Read more Read less. Remarkably, she has managed to capture how much traditional jamu is appreciated by millions of Indonesians and foreigners who have benefited from its holistic healing properties. This led to ten years of in-depth research into the archipelago’s traditional health and beauty industry at its applications, resulting in this book. The author, who has a background in public relations and journalism, became interested in Indonesian traditional medicine while living in the country in the early s when a home remedy solved a stubborn ailment within days.
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Rachel Lee rated it really liked it Jan 21, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Jamu can be found across a broad spectrum of Indonesian lif An integrated system of indoonesian and outer health and beauty, Indonesian jamu has a 1,year-old history, yet it is virtually unknown outside of thatcountry.
Thanks for the this book. There arr side stories with photos of the fascinating small business people dedicated to running their healing business in a traditional way. Share your thoughts with other ijdonesian. A holistic healing system that treats everything from colds to chronic illnesses to acne, Indonesian herbal medicine is probably one of the most simple, yet at the same time complex, forms of healing. Susan-Jane Beers has been a wonderful vehicle to bring Jamu to us – leading us on this journey from the kraton to the current state heaing affairs with plants becoming endangered.
Find this book, and read it make me remember Beringharjo Market at Jogjakarta, the place where you can find many kind of spices and share about health and got recipes from the sellers. Ancifnt integrated system of inner and outer health and beauty, Indonesian jamu has a 1,year-old history, yet it is virtually unknown outside of thatcountry. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Since the ancient time, the art of making Jamu evolved and preserved thru generations to generations.
You will meet the healers and jamu makers whose skills have been passed down from generation to generation and learn about their cures. This book also make me remember about the grandmother recipes and make me start to use Jamu again as my regular tonic.