Media Informasi Tanaman Obat dan Penggunaannya

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Indonesia has a rich variety of plants, where as many as 2500 species of plants contain of medicinal benefit. Indonesian Health Minister explained that 49,53% of Indonesia’s population consumed medicinal plants or herb everyday. Based on that fact, Indonesian government tried to integrate herbs in to the nation health system. Some indonesian people have the interest utilize the herb, but not all of those have enough knowledge about its proper use. This is become a challenge for Indonesian Government, in case of socialization of how to utilization herb and integrate the herbs in the nation health system.
These website and information media application has features to describe variants of herbs, benefits of the herb, describe about the chemical content also information about contraindications of the herb. These herbs information are obtained from the results of researched by the Indonesian Research Institute for Medicinal Plants (Balai Penelitian Tanaman Obat Indonesia).
This information media can be a tool for those who want to learn about how to utilization herb. Based of the test results, that indicate this aplication successfully running in desktop browser also via mobile phone. So this application is expected to be a medium of learning that is easy for the user.


Information Media;Medicinal Plants;Website;Android;Indonesian Herbs

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