Following the outbreak of COVID-19, Indonesians are turning to jamu and vitamin C to boost their immunity. As a response to growing interest in immunity, the Indonesian coffee chain Fore Coffee has introduced a new menu that taps into traditional Indonesian herbs (jamu) to improve the body immune system.
Fore Coffee’s latest jamu drinks are Wedang Uwuh and Temulawak Rempah. Wedang Uwuh is a traditional drink from Yogyakarta and is made from Biancaea sappan, cloves, bay leaf, ginger and lemongrass, sweetened with rock sugar or palm sugar.
Temulawak Rempah is a drink made from Javanese ginger, cinnamon, turmeric, lemongrass, rock sugar and palm sugar offering various benefits to the body including detox, antioxidant, anti-inflammation and anti-bacteria.