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Angkak is not only useful for overcoming dengue fever, get to know various other benefits of Angkak

Bobo.id – Apart from medicine from a doctor, some people will also use herbal or alternative medicine to cure certain diseases.

For example, like dengue fever which is believed to be cured by using certain alternative ingredients.

Like consuming guava juice or processed Angkak which is believed to increase the platelets of dengue fever patients.

Do you know? Apart from being used to treat dengue fever, it turns out that there are still various other benefits of Angkak.

Find out the various benefits of Angkak, let’s!

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1. As a Dengue Fever Drug

The benefits of the famous Angkak are as a medicine to treat or cure dengue fever.

Angkak is believed to be a herbal medicine that can increase the platelets of dengue fever patients.

This is due to the anti-inflammatory effect possessed by Angkak.

2. Make a Healthy Heart

Heart illustration.  Angkak can also nourish the heart

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Heart illustration. Angkak can also nourish the heart

The consumption of Angkak as a herbal medicine affects the levels of good cholesterol and bad cholesterol in the body.

Angkak can actually reduce levels of bad cholesterol or LDL and increase levels of HDL or good cholesterol.

In addition, Angkak can also make the heart blood vessels more elastic, which makes blood pressure in the body stable.

This is why Angkak can improve heart health.

3. Make Blood Sugar More Stable

Besides being good for the heart, Angkak is also able to make blood sugar levels more stable, here, friends.

Then the body’s metabolism will be better.

But for people who have diabetes, you should still take the medicine prescribed by a doctor and Angkak is only consumed as an addition.

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4. Lowering Blood Pressure

Another benefit of Angkak is that it helps to lower blood pressure, which is harmful to the body.

Angkak which is consumed by the body can help improve blood flow in the body.

The trick is with anti-inflammatory properties in Angkak, will help widen blood vessels.

Angkak Made from Rice

Angkak is made from rice


Angkak is made from rice

Have you ever wondered, what is Angkak actually, huh? Why can Angkak have various benefits for the body?

Angkak is actually made of rice, be it brown rice or white rice, my friends.

This rice has gone through a fermentation process by yeast which produces mushrooms, namely Monascus purpureus.

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As a result of this fungus, it will make the rice dark red or purplish, which is thick in color.

Apart from being used as herbal medicines, Angkak can also be used as food coloring and as a spice in food.

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