Traditional Malay medicine encompasses various kinds of ritual ceremonies intended to communicate with the world of spirits to determine whether the nature of an illness is physical or psychological. In such ceremonies, the aim is to summon and exorcise the spirits causing illness. A ritualist serves as a medium, and a small ensemble often provides the musical component.

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Maajun in traditional medicine

Maajun is one of herbal remedies in Malay traditional medicine. The practices incorporate influences from Arab, Persia, India and China.

The term of maajun itself meaning ‘kneaded’ or ‘paste’ in Arab.

Traditionally, jamu is produced at home. An experienced family member provides friends and relatives with a homemade version of the product.

Knowledge of such cures have been gained through centuries of trial and error and is passed on to the next generation through word of mouth.

Maajun medication is based on a broad conception of body, health sickness; the notion of care and therapy. Maajun are believed to cleanse the blood, increase male virility and build health.

This Maajun made from various tree roots and are taken daily.

Some Maajun is known good for treating rheumatism, blood circulation and others.

To regular coffee drinkers sometimes they added small dose of maajun especially tongkat ali maajun because of its ability to increase male virility .
Maajun in traditional medicine 

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