Jamu Ginggang Yogyakarta: Indonesian Traditional Herbal Medicine
It's time for you to try the sensation of Jamu Ginggang, which is specially made by the Abdi Dalem (courtiers) of the Yogyakarta Palace!
15 Jun 2022 · By Ayurizka Purwadhania
Jamu Ginggang Outlet /
Jamu Ginggang Outlet / medeledhet

Jamu is a herbal drink made of plants and spices such as ginger, turmeric, cloves, fennel, celery, and tamarind. Indonesians drink it to maintain health and fitness and to prevent and in some cases cure disease.

One of the mandatory destinations if you are a herbal medicine lover when visiting Yogyakarta is to come to Jamu Ginggang, which has been established for over 70 years. This place has become a legendary tourist spot in Yogyakarta because you feel like you are back in the 1950s by being in this shop.

Check out more information about Jamu Ginggang below!

Location

Jamu Ginggang /
Jamu Ginggang / Albert Ghana Pratama

If you are in the Pakualaman Mosque area, the location of this herbal medicine outlet is only a few meters from the mosque. The place is still the same since it was built, making the nuance at Warung Jamu Ginggang feel back to the past.

Harga & Menu

Menu in Jamu Ginggang /
Menu in Jamu Ginggang / windy caesaria

Jamu Ginggang provides 3 types of menus. The first is regular herbs, cold drinks, and also jamu telor (egg herbs).

  • Regular Jamu: Rp6,000-Rp25,000
  • Cold Drinks: Rp1,000-Rp16,000
  • Jamu Telor: Rp9,000-Rp17,000

Opening Hours

Jamu Ginggang /
Jamu Ginggang / Adji Sukresno

The best time to enjoy Jamu Ginggang is in the morning and evening. Because at these hours, the body is more optimal to digest substances.

Jamu Ginggang is open every day (Monday-Sunday).

  • Opening Hours: 09.00-20.00 WIB

History of Jamu Ginggang

Jamu Ginggang Outlet /
Jamu Ginggang Outlet / pandega saktya

This herbal medicine stall was started by Bilowo, an Abdi Dalem (courtier) of Puro Pakualaman. Jamu Ginggang was founded in 1950 or has been around for 72 years, and has become one of the pioneers of herbal medicine stalls in Yogyakarta. The name Ginggang is also a gift from Sri Paku Alaman VI, which is in full 'Tan Ginggang's Original Javanese Jamu'.

Ginggang comes from the Javanese language, which means “harmonious and united”. It is hoped that this herbal medicine shop can always make the residents harmonious. You are advised to drink herbal medicine 2-3 times a week to keep the body's metabolism running smoothly and make the body fresher.

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