PLANTS TRADITIONALLY
USED
FOR HEALING

Our library contains
dozens of plants
used in Bali and Java

MODERN AND
ANCIENT WAYS
TO PREPARE MEDICINE

We combine tried methods
with ancient knowledge

GARDEN INFORMATION
FOR LOCALS
AND VISITORS

a wealth of medicinal plants
growing within
the heart of Bali

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Plant Library

With hundreds of plants that are known to the traditional form of herbal medicine, Jamu, Indonesia has a wealth of knowledge and tradition with using plants to aid in recovery from a variety of ailments. Our library of plants will share their unique properties and the local lore with you.

Plant Preparations

After finding the right plant it is important to know to how prepare it so that it can be used more effectively. We have a list of guides and tours on how these plants can be used.

Medicinal Garden Locator

In order to help maintain the diverse number of plants used in traditional medicine, it is important to have many gardens which share their speciments and products. We have listed here a few of the gardens, and how to contact them for further information.

Featured Plants

Aloe Vera

One of the best aides to a sunburn, Aloe vera still is second to none for allieviating the pain of a burn and hastening recovery.

Cinnamon

A spice which controls both your absorption of sugars and has even been found to be linked to increased brain activity.

Turmeric

A strong antibacterial and antifungal rhizome makes this a staple in the herbal medicine cabinet.

Citronella

This plant's essential oils are a key ingredient to any natural insect repellant.

Why Traditional Medicine?

These plants have generations of test subjects, indicating that they can be used in a safe manner with predictable side effects. Nearly all commercial medicines come from the forest, so why should we look beyond our medicine cabinet for substances to help our ailments?

  • Proven research on many plants efficacy
  • Control your dosage and limit the danger
  • Many chemicals work in conjunction with other chemicals in the same plant
  • Not limited to only those who can pay for the cure

Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope ever upward towards consciousness; the trees are imperfect men, and seem to bemoan their imprisonment, rooted in the ground.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Plant Pics for the Soul