THE EFFECT OF THE COMPOSITION OF THE MAKING OF Hylocereus Polyrhizus LEATHER JELLY IN ORGANOLEPTIC AND ACCELERATION OF HEALING OF COMMON COLD SYMPTOMSIN TODDLERS
Common cold or non-specific upper respiratory infection (ISPA) or "common cold" is an infectious disease caused by a virus and attacks the upper respiratory tract (nose). This disease is commonly experienced by children to adults. Viruses that cause Common Cold such as coronavirus and rhinovirus. Common cold can be overcome by pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapy. One of the non-pharmacological therapies to overcome the initial symptoms of common cold by consuming processed red dragon fruit skin, jelly candy. The purpose of this study was to know the effect of the composition of the making of Hylocereus Polyrhizus leather jelly in organoleptic and acceleration of healing of common cold symptoms in toddlers. The design of this study was Quasi experiment with one-group pretest-posttest design. The sample in this study were children aged 1-5 years who experienced a common cold, which was as many as 10 children. Organoleptic test results for jelly candies based on a test of color, taste and texture preferences found in jelly candies treatments 3 and 4 (T3 & T4). The content of Vitamin C in T4 (10% dragon fruit skin composition) is greater than T3 (Composition of dragon fruit skin 15%) which is 1.57> 1.24 mg / 100g and there is an effect of accelerating the recovery of common cold symptoms in infants.
Prodi D III Kebidanan Fakultas Ilmu Kesehatan Universitas Ibrahimy
Keywords: Red Dragon Fruit Skin (Hylocereus Polyrhizus), A Symptom Of Common Cold, Toddlers