Traditional Antipyretics from the text of Usada Wariga Dalem as an Ayurveda knowledge
Keywords:Traditional medicine, Antipyretic, Usada Wariga Dalem, Cultural heritage, Ayurveda, Complementary and Alternative medicine
Text Usada Wariga Dalem is one of Usada in Bali as a national cultural heritage which contains the knowledge system of traditional Balinese treatment which includes symptoms of disease, names of diseases, medicinal facilities, how to mix, and how to treat. One of the symptoms contained in the text of Usada Wariga Dalem usada is fever. Handling of fever can be done by using medicinal plants as contained in the text of Usada Wariga Dalem. Treatment with medicinal herbs is still one of the options for Balinese people in treating diseases. Traditional medicinal herbs for fever are often used as alternative and complementary medicines. This research examined what included fever in the text of Usada Wariga Dalem, what were the ingredients of fever medicine in the text of Usada Wariga Dalem and how the medicine could be a complementary and alternative medicine for the Balinese people. This research used a descriptive qualitative research method. literature study and ethnography method. The data needed in this study were collected using a library study, observation, and in-depth interviews. The data is sourced from the Usada Wariga Dalem lontar text, which was collected at the Lontar Study Center, Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Udayana University. The traditional medicine for fever contained in the Usada Wariga Dalem text can be used for complementary and alternative medicine. This traditional treatment using medicinal ingredients from processed plants, has been proven to reduce the patient's fever.
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