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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You meet the healers and jamu makers whose skills have been passed from generation to generation and learn about their cures. The first book to comprehensively explore the background, materials and application of this holistic approach, Jamu: Paperbackpages. Showing of 5 reviews. Jamu can be found across a broad spectrum of Indonesian lif An integrated jxmu of inner and outer health and beauty, Indonesian jamu has a 1,year-old history, yet it is virtually unknown outside of thatcountry.
Cinnamon rated it really liked it Mar 08, And, what is so special about them? Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. How, when, where and why were these treatments ever developed?
This book also make me remember about the grandmother recipes and make me start to use Jamu again as my regular tonic. Account Options Sign in. And the tiny selection of recipes at the end was jqmu real let down. This is not a novel – yet it drew me into its world and enclosed me in feeling tones of healing, simplicity, and nature.
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Jamu: The Ancient Art of Herbal Healing: Susan-Jane Beers: : Books
It means that readers are not able to look up, for example, a certain kind of massage, what traditional medicine should be used for a particular malady or which jamu a specific region is known for. Susan-Jane Beers is an Asia-based writer for a variety of regional te. The author, Ms Beers, has done remarkable justice to the subject of Jamu in her book.
Mellalie rated it really liked it Nov 10, Susan-Jane Beers through her personal experience provides a wealth of material complete with references and recipes that opens a door to this all-encompassing lf system. Little-known in the U.
Jamu: The Ancient Indonesian Art of Herbal Healing
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Jamu can be found across a broad spectrum of Indonesian life, from home kitchen pharmacies to the personal traveling kits of multinational CEOs. Periplus Editions; Original ed.
There are side stories with photos of the fascinating small business people dedicated to running their healing ahcient in a traditional way.
In the course of her study and devotion Susan-Jane Beers became a doyen of Indonesian jamu. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The New Paper wrote that the volume is “…the most comprehensive book on the subject in English.
I thoroughly enjoyed reading your book; made more enjoyable by my rather basic knowledge of and experience with jamu. Jamu is a part of Indonesia culture. Myrfa rated it really liked it Apr 12, I am Indonesian, I drinked jamu since I was a kid.
Marianne rated it liked it Aug 13, It was good to hear some of the personal stories of women jamu sellers, but parts of the stories were then repeated throughout the book. Massage therapists, healers, herbologists, botanists, beauty experts, spa staff, and travelers will all find this book to be a keeper. The gendongor practitioner, of jamu may come from any level of education and society, and much of jamu lore is in poetic form and so can be learned by the illiterate.
If you use the book correctly, readers can discover traditional medicinal practices that will lead to a healthier life. An attractive introduction to its subject, though it comes close to being a sales pitch. Now, an experienced writer has devoted herself to understanding jamu: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I was very happy. I beg to differ. While i hadn’t expected much and i certainly didn’t expect this book to unlock all the secrets of Indonesian jamu, i still got less than i had expected.
Get to Know Us. I have it on my shelf to use as a manual and reference. 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.