Pemahaman Masyarakat Desa Pererenan, Kecamatan Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung, Bali Tentang Boreh-anget

Titien Siwi Hartayu • Ketut Ary Widiasih
Journal article Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Community • 2012 Indonesia

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Abstract

Boreh-anget is one of Bali traditional medicines used by the ancient people of Bali to warm their body and it is believed that Boreh-anget could be used for pain relieves, improving blood circulation reduces rheumatic pain, and fever. This study is aimed to identify knowledge of recent generation in Bali about Boreh-anget, including what are the ingredients of it, how to make it, how to use it, and what benefit by using it. This study was conducted at Pererenan village, Mengwi, Badung Bali where is most all of people there using Boreh-anget. This study is non-experimental, descriptive qualitative approach, using purposive sampling. There are 78 participants with age ranging form 26 – 60 years old involve in this study. Data are collected using questionnaires and supported by in-depth interview among a view participants, and then the data are analyzed using enumerative methods. Results of the study show that 76.3% of participants knew about the ingredients of Boreh-anget, 92.6% of participants knew how to make Boreh Anget, 80.3% of participants knew how to use Borehanget and 78.0% of participants knew the benefit of using Boreh-anget. Conclusions of this study is that recent generation in Pererenan, Mengwi, Badung, Bali still have a high level of knowledge about Boreh-anget.

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