2nd Indian International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Distribution Mechanism with Block Chain Technology to Protect Customers from Counterfeit Herbal Medicine

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Indonesia is famous for herbal medicine or “Jamu” which has become part of culture and daily life. The benefits of herbal medicine have been proven to be able to maintain the body's resistance and can cure diseases. However, currently there are many fake herbs circulating with contents that are not in accordance with the provisions that should be, even fake herbs contain harmful substances. Based on this problem, a mechanism is needed that can control the content of herbal medicine from harmful substances that will harm customers. Blockchain technology offers a high level of security and transparency for every transaction on its network. The purpose of this research is to help herbal medicine companies protect the originality of their products and protect customers from counterfeit herbal medicine. The result of this research is a tracking system model for herbal medicine distribution using blockchain technology. The research method uses a qualitative approach through literature review and observation related to the circulation of traditional herbal medicine

Published in: 2nd Indian International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Warangal, India

Publisher: IEOM Society International
Date of Conference: August 16-18, 2022

ISBN: 978-1-7923-9160-6
ISSN/E-ISSN: 2169-8767