Keywords : Haematocrit level
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 6, Pages 717-723
Goal: To know effect of Moringa oleifera leaves plus royal jelly capsule supplementation on haematocrit level of anaemic pregnant woman in Takalar.
Method of study used was Experimental with randomized double blind controlle desian. Subject of the study was anaemic pregnant women in 2nd and 3rd trimester with gestational age of 20-32 weeks pregnancy as much as 63 samples which were divided into 3 groups namely 21 samples of Moringa leaves extract plus royal jelly (MLER) group, 21 samples of Moringa leaves extract (MLE) group, and 21 samples of placebo. Supplementation was given once a day for 60 days. Data was analysed using paired sample T-test and one way anova test.
Result: Based on the characteristics of the subjects, the age of the respondents, education, occupation, income and parity were evenly distributed or not was differrent in the three intervention groups. The highest increase of Haematocrit level after intervention was happened in group who consumed Moringa leaves extract plus royal jelly rather than Moringa leaves extract group and placebo group.
Conclusion: Moringa leaves extract plus royal jelly capsule, Moringa leaves extract capsule, and pacebo can increase haematocrit level, so this supplementation can be given to anaemic pregnant woman.