Differences In The Effectiveness Of Massage Tuina And Grant Aromatherapy Oil Lemongrass (Cymbopogonnardus) In Overcoming Difficulties Eating In Children In The Work Area Health Balowerti Kediri City

  • Halimatus Saidah Universitas Kadiri
  • Rahma Kusuma Dewi Universitas Kadiri
Keywords: Lemongrass Aromatherapy (Cymbofogon Nardus), Tuina Massage, Feeding Difficulties, Toddlers

Abstract

In Indonesia in 2012 there were around 53% of children under the age of 5 suffering from malnutrition due to a lack of food to meet their daily nutritional needs (Ministry of Health, 2012). Giving Lemongrass Oil Aromatherapy (Cymbogon Nardus) and Tuina Massage can be used as alternative treatments to overcome feeding difficulties in toddlers. The purpose of this study was to determine the difference in the effectiveness of Lemongrass Oil Aromatherapy and Tuina Massage in overcoming feeding difficulties in toddlers. The research design was Two Group Pre Test Post Test Design with a population of children under fiveĀ  who had difficulty eating totaling 32 respondents, l data using Wilcoxon and different tests using Man. Whitney. The results showed that there is a difference between giving lemongrass oil aromatherapy with tuina massage in overcoming feeding difficulties in toddlers (P_Value = 0,0056)

Published
2020-11-01
How to Cite
Saidah, H., & Dewi, R. (2020). Differences In The Effectiveness Of Massage Tuina And Grant Aromatherapy Oil Lemongrass (Cymbopogonnardus) In Overcoming Difficulties Eating In Children In The Work Area Health Balowerti Kediri City. STRADA Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan, 9(2), 1309-1322. https://doi.org/10.30994/sjik.v9i2.467