THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CEYLON CINNAMON POWDER (Cinnamomum Zeylanicum) FOR ADULT WOMEN’s BLOOD PRESSURE

Yudi Eklerianes Julians Ndoen, Palupi Triwahyuni, Debilly Yuan Boyoh

Abstract


Introduction: This research is based on the excessive number of patients with hypertension in female adults of the age group of 26-45 years old in Desa Karyawangi. Method: The methods used in this research is pra-experimental with pre and post design. The sample used in this study are 15 adult women in RW 11 Desa Karyawangi who suffer from stage one hypertension with systolic 140-159 mmHg and diastolic 90-99 mmHg, selected through purposive sampling method. Instruments in this research are sphygmomanometer aneroid General Care, stethoscope GEA, digital Mettler Toledo PL202-S pair scales, water thermometer, and a transparent glass filled with 240 cc warm water of 42-45°C. Results: Before the respondents are given 1 gr of Ceylon Cinnamomum is powder daily for 7 days, to in average BP is 145/99 mmHg. The average blood after the treatment it become 130.67/85.33 mmHg. Discussion: There is a significant difference on the blood pressure before and after treatment of the administrateof 1 gr Ceylon Cinnamon powder with the significant test value of < 0.05. Furthermore,it shown that the blood pressures value still has a significant difference before and after 1 week of interval with significant value test < 0.05 it is concludes that the Ceylon Cinnamon powder has a short effect on blood pressure.

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