The Effectiveness Of Giving Temulawak Extract Against Increasing Application To Tools Aged 3-5 Years At Posyandu I Sumberejo Wetan Village Ngunut Tulungagung
Keywords:Appetite, Toddler, Temulawak, Extract
Background: Normal appetite in toddlers is 3 times a day or the equivalent of 1400 cal/day. But not all toddlers have a normal appetite. Signs of symptoms that can be seen if the child lacks appetite are the face looks lethargic, not excited, and weight loss. This study aims to determine the effectiveness of giving temulawak extract to increase appetite for toddlers aged 3-5 years at Posyandu I Sumberejo Wetan Village, Ngunut, Tulungagung.
Methods: The method used in this study is an experimental method with 30 respondents who have appetite problems. Data collection was carried out on Jul - August 2020. Data was collected by filling out a questionnaire (pre and post-giving temulawak extract) which was then processed using cross-tabulation in the form of percentages and analyzed and drawn conclusions.
Results: To determine the effectiveness of giving temulawak extract to toddlers aged 3-5 years, the Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test statistical test obtained p-value = 0.001 where = 0.05 so that Hο was rejected and Hı was accepted, which means that there is an effect of giving temulawak extract on increasing toddler's appetite. aged 3 – 5 years at Posyandu I Sumberejo Wetan Village, Ngunut Tulungagung.
Conclusions: It was concluded that there was effectiveness of giving temulawak extract to increase the appetite of toddlers aged 3-5 years at Posyandu I Sumberejo Wetan Village, Ngunut District, Tulungagung Regency. After conducting this research, it is hoped that mothers who have toddlers with a poor appetite can give ginger extract so that the child's appetite increases. If the appetite increases, the child's nutritional needs can be fulfilled.