National health development is the creation of healthy living skills of each resident in order to achieve the optimal level of public health as one of the common elements of national development.
To realize these objectives need of community participation in order to take advantage of the yard to plant medicinal plants. Because this plant is very beneficial for the society itself, in addition to consumed, it can also be used as traditional medicine can even increase the income from the sale of the plant life pharmacies.
National health development is an attempt to improve hygiene and health of each resident in order to achieve the optimal level of public health as one element of the general welfare of the construction of nationalism.
“To achieve the goal of health that is necessary to arrange a comprehensive, integrated, equitable, and acceptable to and affordable by all levels of society”.
Health is influenced by several factors such as heredity, health, behavioral, social, cultural, and economic and social environment. One of the factors mentioned above are the behavioral factors, which reflect a person in improving his health. Health development aims to increase awareness and the ability and willingness of healthy life for every citizen in order to achieve optimal health. In other words people are expected to be able to participate actively in maintaining and improving the health of their own, thus the community can become a subject in health development.
Treatment efforts through the use of medicinal plants is to be performed by the public, so that herbs can be mixed into traditional medicine that can cure diseases untu utilized for the community. Medicinal plants in the yard of the houses need to be maintained properly so that people know more about types of plants that can be used as traditional medicine. Benefits and uses of traditional medicine is very much at all if people can draw on and use the types of plants that are nutritious as traditional medicine.