Sukohar, Asep and Busman, Hendri and Kurniawaty, Evi (2017) EFFECT OF CONSUMPTION KEMUNING’S LEAF (MURRAYA PANICULATA (L.) JACK) INFUSE TO REDUCE BODY MASS INDEX, WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE AND PELVIS CIRCUMFERENCE ON OBESE PATIENTS. International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy, 8 (2). pp. 75-78. ISSN DOI: 10.7897/2277-4343.08268


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ABSTRACT Obesity has reached epidemic proportions the world, with more than 1 billion adults are overweight and 300 million of them in clinically is obese that a major contributor to the burden of chronic disease and disability globally. Determining the classification of obesity can be determined by measuring the body mass index (BMI), waist circumference or pelvis circumference. Consumption of herbal drugs have excess minimal side effects than chemical drugs. Examples of herbs used for weight loss is kemuning leaves (Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack) infuse. The study was to determine differences in BMI, pelvic circumference, waist circumference and pelvic waist circumference ratio (waist pelvis ratio) before and after administration of kemuning leaves infuse in obese patients. The method is quasi experimental with by one group before and after design. Population in this study was all obesity employees in University of Lampung. There were 17 sample taken from population with consecutive sampling technique. The result showed the mean BMI was 30.33±4.61 kg/m2 and 29.67±4.29 kg / m2, pelvic circumference 110.41±10.65 cm and 109.24±9.36 cm, waist circumference 94.65±10.04 cm and 96.06±9.90 cm, and waist pelvis ratio of 1.17±0.07 and 1.14±0.06 before and after administration of kemuning leaves infuse for 15 days. There are differences between the mean BMI and waist pelvis ratio before and after giving kemuning leaves infuse (p=0.006) and (p=0.037), there are no differences between the mean pelvis circumference and waist circumference before and after giving kemuning leaves infuse (p=0.194) and (p=0.278) in obese patients at the University of Lampung. Keywords: Body mass index, kemuning leaves, pelvic circumference, pelvic waist circumference ratio, waist circumference

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran (FK) > Prodi Pendidikan Dokter
Depositing User: Dr. ASEP SUKOHAR
Date Deposited: 29 May 2017 05:32
Last Modified: 29 May 2017 05:32

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