Improving Public Health Through Social Empowerment And Utilization Of Medicinal Plants Or “Toga” (Taman Obat Keluarga)” In Bantul, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Traditional healing using medicinal plants (Indonesian terms: TOGA/Taman Obat Keluarga) is legacy of traditional wisdom and can be applied in this modern era for medication purposes. It is one of applied technologies which have huge potential in the public health improvement. Education people and distributing TOGA in every household are some efforts to popularize the utilization of TOGA in community. The methods used were counseling and demonstrating how to utilize TOGA.From this research, there is indication that the one house and the other have TOGA and they know the way to use TOGA.
Keyword— TOGA, Family Medicine Plant.