The Effectiveness of Cucumber (Cucumis Sativus) and Ambon Banana Fruit (Musa Acuminata Cola) in Reducing Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Patients in Palangga Gowa District, Indonesia
Keywords:Cucumber juice, Ambon banana fruit, hypertension.
Hypertensive patients who are not adhering to treatment cannot control their blood pressure so it is important
to find solutions that can stabilize blood pressure with food that is consumed and can be found anytime
around them. Objective: This study was to identify the effectiveness of cucumber and Ambon banana fruit
in reducing blood pressure in hypertensive sufferers. Method: This type of research is a Quasy Experiment
with a non-randomized pretest and posttest control group design. Population of this study were hypertensive
patient in Pallangga subdistrict and Sample participated were 24 people with hypertension selected by
purpossive sampling with the sample formula of unpaired numerical analytic research. Results: There were
differences before and after treatment in the two groups, there was no difference in the effectiveness of the
sample in the two same treatments. Conclusion: Cucumber and banana fruit are effective for lowering blood
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