Source: | Jamu-Verkäuferin in Java. “Jamu Gendong” by 22Kartika – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons –

Jamu (old spelling Djamu) is a traditional medicine from Indonesia. It is predominantly a herbal medicine made from natural materials, such as roots, bark, flowers, seeds, leaves and fruits.[1] Materials acquired from animals, such as honey, royal jelly, milk and ayam kampung eggs are also often used. Jamu can be found throughout Indonesia, however it is most prevalent in Java, where Mbok Jamu, the traditional kainkebaya-wearing young toKNOW MORE