Local wisdom traditional medicine for the health and beauty of postpartum mother in Denpasar City, Bali Province, Indonesia


  • Anak Agung Putu Agung Mediastari University of Hindu Indonesia, Denpasar, Indonesia.




Ayurveda, postpartum mother, postpartum mother care, usada traditional medicine


The phenomenon of global society today believes religion and culture play an important role in the fields of economic, social, and health development towards Mokshartam Jaghadita Ya CaIti Dharma. The health and beauty of postpartum mothers, as one of the main indicators to determine the health status of a nation. This is a phenomenon that has a great influence on the success of health development. This research is descriptive qualitative using observation techniques, in-depth interviews, practitioners, and the community, as well as collecting documents from supporting libraries related to the research. This research was dissected with the theory of Structuralism-Functionalism, Ayurvedic Health Theory, and Cold Heat Theory. The results showed that the reasons for the people of Denpasar using traditional medicine for the health and beauty of postpartum mother were (a) reasons for cultural religion (b) reasons for trusting traditional healers (c) reasons for supporting laws and regulations (d) reasons for infrastructure (e) creative economic reasons (f) health tourism reasons. The procedures for health and beauty postpartum mothers have staged by the procedures for therapy with a religious approach, supernatural therapy, prana, hypnotherapy, meditation, yoga, acupuncture, herbal therapy, and nutrition.


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How to Cite

Mediastari, A. A. P. A. (2020). Local wisdom traditional medicine for the health and beauty of postpartum mother in Denpasar City, Bali Province, Indonesia. International Journal of Health & Medical Sciences, 3(1), 65-71. https://doi.org/10.31295/ijhms.v3n1.149



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