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International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2019, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part C
Effect of ginger tea on reducing menstrual pain among students at college of nursing, Pondicherry institute of medical sciences, Puducherry

Parvin Kumari Y, Dr. Rebecca Samson, Jayasankari S and Leena L Raju

Dysmenorrhoea or painful menstruation is one of the most common gynecological problems in women of all ages. Ginger is one of the herbs that has rich source of anti oxidant, anti-inflammatory which makes valuable tool for pain relief. This study was conducted to assess the effect of Ginger Tea on Reducing Menstrual Pain among Students at College of Nursing, Pondicherry institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry. 30 nursing students in the age group of 18-25 years were selected by simple random technique, 15 were distributed in each experimental and control group. Initially Level of pain was assessed using visual analog scale and after breakfast/lunch/snacks 150ml of ginger tea extract was administered to the experimental group, and hot water bag application was given for 15-20 minutes to the control group. After 2 hours, level of the menstrual pain was assessed by using the same visual analogue self reporting pain scale. The study revealed that there was a significant difference between the levels of pain perception at p<0.05.
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Parvin Kumari Y, Dr. Rebecca Samson, Jayasankari S and Leena L Raju. Effect of ginger tea on reducing menstrual pain among students at college of nursing, Pondicherry institute of medical sciences, Puducherry. International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing. 2019; 2(1): 199-201. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2019.v2.i1.C.49
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