Pengaruh Mengkonsumsi Air Rebusan Daun Binahong (Anredera Cordifolia) terhadap Penurunan Tekanan Darah Tinggi pada Lansia di UPT PSTW Khusnul Khotimah Pekanbaru
Hypertension in the long term and no treatment will cause various complications such as stroke, myocardial infarction, renal failure, and enselopati (brain damage). treatment that can reduce hypertension is pharmacological, non-pharmacologically, and herbal therapy. One of the herbal therapies that can reduce hypertension is the binahong leaves. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of consuming of binahong decoction water ( anredera cordifolia) to decreasing high blood pressure. The design used was quasy experiment " pre-test and post-test design with control group ". This study was conducted at the elderly in UPT PSTW Khusnul Khotimah Pekanbaru with 16 samples for the experimental group and 16 for the control group. The sampling technique used purposive sampling. The analysis used dependent test and Independent Sample T-test. The results showed that there was a significant effect between giving herbal therapy consuming binahong decoction water to the decrease of high blood pressure with p <0,05 (p = 0,000). Suggestions from the results of this study are using binahong leaf decoction water as an alternative treatment for hypertension.
Keywords : Binahong Leaf, Hypertension, Elderly