In the past, access to doctors was limited. Many societies developed remedies for common ailments from nature. Some of the most common plants used in cooking have medicinal properties. In Java, knowledge of plants and herbs for making remedies gave birth to the jamu. In this talk, learn about the common types of jamu and how you can prepare them at home.
About Heritage Weekend @ MHC
For this year’s SHF, discover the richness and benefits of Malay cuisine and traditional Malay health practices. Drop in and ask our community partners about their food culture, learn about jamu and post-natal care or sign up for our food trail with Khir Johari and sample the wonderful flavours of Kampong Gelam.