Indonesia have many spices that can be used as medicine, I mean traditional medicine. This traditional herbal medicine often sell dor to dor by a women seller from certain city of Indonesia, usually from Solo. Solo is the origine city of Ibu Tien Suharto, a second president wife of Indonesia.
The traditional herbal medicine are use spices like ginger, turmeric, types of roots, tuber crop and many kind of leave like bay leave, avogado leave, papaya leave and many others. Other source as medicine also use of mushroom or fungi,
Other spices that often use as food ingredient and also as medicine like pepper, onion and garlic. Some of those spices is produce along years but the others just much in certain season. The price also up and down depend on the market demand and supply.