Volume 2, Issue 34 (6-2010)                   J. Med. Plants 2010, 2(34): 84-89 | Back to browse issues page

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Olfati F, Azarbaijani S, Hadizadeh M, Sadeghi T, Hajseiedjavadi E. Effect of Powder of Stachys lvandulifolia Flowers on Primary Dysmenorrhea. J. Med. Plants. 2010; 2 (34) :84-89
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1- Faculty of midwifery & nursing, University of Medical Sciences, Shahid BahonarBlv , folfati@qums.ac.ir
2- Faculty of midwifery & nursing, University of Medical Sciences, Shahid BahonarBlv
3- Faculty of Medicine, University of Medical Sciences, Shahid BahonarBlv
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Background: Because of importance and outbreak of dysmenorrhea and that’s effect on life of 50% populations in the world (women), this study was done. Objective: This study was performed to evaluate therapeutic effects of Stachys lvandulifolia on primary dysmenorrhea in 18 - 25 years old women. Methods: This research was a double - blind randomized clinical trial, that had been done on 50 women in 18 - 25 years old and 50 - 60 kg in weight that suffering from primary dysmenorrhea. Intensity of pain was evaluated by visual analog scale (VAS). Stachys lvandulifolia was given them as a traditional method. Such as 10g of powder of stachys flowers, three times a day, for 5 days (2 days before pain up to 3 days after pain). Then they were followed up for three cycles. Duration and intensity of pain and side effect of drugs was evaluated after utilization. Statistical analysis was performed using t-test, chi-square. Results: After Utilization, duration of pain was statistically significant (p=0/000). Conclusion: It can be concluded that the use of Stachys lvandulifolia on traditional method is effective in curing primary dysmenorrhea and it has no side effects resulting. In addition, it is effective on pattern of pain and increases tolerance.
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Received: 2014/10/21 | Accepted: 2014/10/21 | Published: 2014/10/21

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