Title

Perceived effectiveness of herbal medicine in alleviating common ailments among children in selected municipalities in Cavite

Date of Completion

2016

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Herbal Medicine

Abstract

This study utilized the descriptive research design. The respondents were parents using herbal medicine in treating cough and colds, fever, and diarrhea of their children and were chosen using a non-probability purposive sampling. The researchers used an adapted questionnaire and data was analysed using frequency distribution, standard deviation, mean, t-test, and f-test. Based on the findings of the study, the following conclusions were obtained: the most common herbal medicines that were used for cough and colds was kalamansi, lagundi for fever, and bayabas for diarrhea. The respondents perceived the herbal medicines as highly effective.

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