Jamu - a traditional Indonesia detox beverage

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Jamu is a traditional health beverage that Indonesians drink to fight off a cold, relieve menstrual pain, or to cure whatever ails you.  There are many recipes for jamu. To make this beautiful, pale green jamu, grind ginger and tamarind in a mortar and pestle or a blender.  Add the juice of 2 limes and a spoonful of honey. Simmer gently, but do not allow to boil.  Strain and drink hot or cold.