"Other" in the language of Indonesia means drinks, while "uwuh" means garbage. Called the more because these drinks are made from a wide variety of foliage and herbs served with it without being filtered out, not because the drink is blended with real garbage.
In it there is the leaf/stem/clove, cinnamon and nutmeg, the leaves and the leaves, cardamom, Lemongrass, ginger, secang wood shavings, and others. As a result, in one glass there will be so many heaps of spice materials that look like garbage from the trees. It looks perhaps less appealing to some people, but Other Uwuh offers a refreshing aroma and distinctive taste sensations.
The red color comes from caesalpinia sappan wood. The ginger gives a spicy flavor that warms the body. Clove, cinnamon and cardamom scent the other typical cause. To taste the sweetness of Wedang Uwuh using sugar cubes.
Offered from the culinary News, Saturday (25/10/2014), as with any herbal or traditional medicine drink of Javanese Wedang Uwuh, is also believed to have benefits for health. Of which is to launch a blood circulation, relieving tired, feeling relieve throat, help cure cold and mild cough, lowering cholesterol and as a source of antioxidants.
This unique drink was reportedly first introduced in the area of Bantul, about 40 years ago or even more. The caretaker of the cemetery and local people initially tried to capitalize on the foliage dried cloves to make it as a drink. For pemanisnya use brown sugar. As time goes by, these drinks try the savory perfected with the addition of other ingredients, so that eventually created inimitable Wedang Uwuh.
Wedang Uwuh always be enjoyed in a relaxed, more fit again when the body is tired after work. Sitting on the terrace, enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the afternoon while occasionally sipping warm Wedang Uwuh could be the perfect relaxation ritual