What is Kopi Jantan?
Kopi Jantan is famously known in Malaysia for their outstanding goodness even just in a sachet of the coffee. Being translated as “male coffee”, this coffee was made especially for men as it contains herbs like Long Jack and Ganoderma.
In Malaysia, Kopi Jantan is marketable as a high-end coffee. It’s available in many restaurants and also ‘mamak’ stalls, making this coffee very accessible and convenient among Malaysians. Despite the big-budget, Kopi Jantan is common among elderly men, especially married ones, which make it a must-have refreshment.
Long Jack or Tongkat Ali is a well-known herb for its legendary efficacy towards men’s health. Study shows that the herb is competent in boosting the internal energy level, and increasing sperm counts as well as testosterone levels.
Ganoderma, in contrast, is rich in antioxidants and thus, possesses potential health benefits like anti-cancer properties and improving the immune system. In fact, this excellent herb is a mushroom originating from China was uncommon in Malaysia in the past.
Origin of Kopi Jantan
Since 1998, Kopi Jantan was famous in Malaysia, and it is a type of coffee infused with remarkable herbs for health purposes. Before Kopi Jantan got popular, men often take long jack as a supplement in their diet. As mention earlier, long jack has the ability in aiding a variety of health issues, particularly in improving male fertility.
Back in the day, men are not familiar with long jack’s virtues alongside the high prices. As the herb was pre-mixed with the coffee powder, most men are now aware of the herbs’ benefit. Drinking it in coffee is a great way to enjoy the benefits of the herb. The coffee is best enjoyed hot and adding condensed milk makes the drink more delicious.
Similar to any other coffee, Kopi Jantan does contain some amounts of caffeine per cup, which, in the right amount, helps to improve concentration and focus. The caffeine content in the coffee does not affect the effect of long jack.
Coffee is not recommended to be taken in high amounts daily as it will lead to adverse side effects. This include jitters, nervousness, insomnia, increased heart rate and nausea.
Coherent to its name, this coffee is meant to be consumed by men but does not have any adverse effect if ingested by women. Kids, pregnant women, and heart-attack-risk person are advisably to exclude Kopi Jantan in their daily diet or refer to a health assistant before consume.
Where to find Kopi Jantan in Malaysia
If you are interested in Kopi Jantan and other Malay cuisines, you can visit Bijan Bar & Restaurant at Kuala Lumpur. This luxury restaurant provides Kopi Jantan on their menu alongside a variety of dishes which they assure ‘MSG free’ for all meals.
Restoran Alef at Kajang also serves Kopi Jantan at their restaurants. The restaurant includes a variety of Malay dishes at an affordable price. Discover more restaurants using foodpanda and get food delivered right to you!