ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: EFFECTIVENESS OF CORIANDER SEEDS SOAKING WATER ON LEUCORRHEA: AN INTERVENTIONAL STUDY
Article Category: Original Research articles
Author: G. Bhuvaneswari *, Guna Priya J
Abstract: Leucorrhea is a major gynaecological disorder that impacts women in both aspects, mentally and physically. The coriander seeds, water is used as a non-pharmacological approach to reduce the clinical symptoms of Leucorrhea. The present study aims to determine the effectiveness of coriander seeds soaking water among women with Leucorrhea. A total of 30 samples were collected using the purposive sampling technique and women with symptoms of Leucorrhea were used as samples. The demographic data and clinical variables were collected from the samples, followed by pretest were conducted by using standardized Leucorrhea assessment scale and numerical itching scale. After a period of intervention with coriander seeds water. Post-test was done by using the same Leucorrhea assessment scale. The study depicts that the pretest mean score of symptoms was 21.53 with a standard deviation of 5.34 and the posttest mean score of symptoms was 17.83 with a standard deviation of 3.96. The calculated paired ‘t’ test value of t = 3.022 was found to be statistically significant at p < 0.01 level. It also depicts that the pretest mean score of itching was 6.23 with a standard deviation of 2.61 and the posttest mean score of symptoms was 4.27 with a standard deviation of 1.74. The calculated paired ‘t’ test value of t = 3.079 was found to be statistically significant at p < 0.01 level. This infers that there was significant improvement was observed that coriander seeds, water on Leucorrhea were found to be effective in reducing the level of symptoms and itching among women with Leucorrhea.
Keyword: Leucorrhea, coriander seeds, women, itching