Counseling of the Use of Herbal Medicine for Health Care to the Community

Authors

  • Nita Parisa Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia
  • M. T. Kamaluddin Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia
  • Theodorus Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia
  • Mgs. Irsan Saleh Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia
  • Evi Lusiana Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia
  • Nia Savitri Tamzil Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia
  • Bonanza Abi Wicaksono Undergraduate Student, Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia
  • Arkan Abdullah Nashif Undergraduate Student, Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37275/icejournal.v2i2.19

Keywords:

Herbal Medicine, Community Health, Complementary Therapy

Abstract

Herbal medicine is growing quite rapidly, especially in every area that has traditional medicine using natural ingredients that are believed to treat disease. In addition, the use of herbal medicines is believed to have fewer side effects compared to conventional medicine. WHO also recommends the use of traditional and herbal medicines in efforts to maintain health, as well as prevent and treat diseases ranging from mild to chronic diseases. Based on the various problems faced, the purpose of implementing community service is to increase public knowledge and understanding of medicinal plants, independent health screening and self-medication and the role of supplements (vitamins and herbs) in health care and disease prevention efforts.

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Published

2021-11-30

How to Cite

Parisa, N., M. T. Kamaluddin, Theodorus, Mgs. Irsan Saleh, Evi Lusiana, Nia Savitri Tamzil, Bonanza Abi Wicaksono, & Arkan Abdullah Nashif. (2021). Counseling of the Use of Herbal Medicine for Health Care to the Community. Indonesian Community Empowerment Journal, 2(2), 144–150. https://doi.org/10.37275/icejournal.v2i2.19