Author : Stevie Richard Rengkuan*, Marce Wista Tikesou, Arend L Mapanawang, Maykel Kiling
Cholesterol is a type of white fat. Cholesterol can be found in some foods we consume. Cholesterol is also made through the interceptor of all body cells. But most important is silver cell. Most cholesterol is a basic requirement for a healthy body. This study aims to determine the effect of Leaf Rice Water Consumption (Clerodendrum) on Cholesterol Levels Reduction in Hypercholesterol Patients in Pale Village, South Tobelo Subdistrict, North Halmahera Regency, 2017. Type of research used is "quasy eskperiment design with Pre-post test control group ". With a large sample of 10 respondents in Pale Village sampling by non probability sampling type consecutive sampling. The result of T-test analysis showed that the effect of Leaf Rinse Water on Cholesterol level decrease with T-count value is 3.560> T-table value = 2.776 Therefore the null hypothesis (Ho) is rejected and the alternative hypothesis (Ha) is accepted. From the results of research has obtained significant value = 1.000 thus has proved that the experimental group / intervention Ho rejected and Ha accepted (where sig <0,05). And in the control group obtained sig = (0,208). So it has proved that Ho accepted because sig value> 0,05. Key words: Hypercholesterol, Leilem Leaves (Clerodendrum).
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD