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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 3
First page : ( 263) Last page : ( 268)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2017.00054.0

A Pre-experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Coriander Seeds Water on Leucorrhoea among Women (15–45 years) residing in selected Rural Areas of District Ludhiana (Punjab)

Mrs. Kaur Manjot1,*, Mrs. Sidhu Gursangeet Kaur2

1Nursing Tutor (Obstetric and Gynecological Nursing), S.K.S.S. CON Sarabha (Ludhiana)

2Vice-Principal and Assistant Professor, S.K.S.S. CON Sarabha (Ludhiana)

*Corresponding Author Email: cheemamanjotkaur@gmail.com

Online published on 18 September, 2017.



Leucorrhoea is one of the commonest problem among all the women around the globe. The white discharge with foul smell makes it embarrassing to get into social gatherings and even engaging into her personal affairs.

Purpose of the study

The purpose of the study is to assess the effectiveness of coriander seeds water on Leucorrhoea among women (15–45 years) residing in selected rural areas of District Ludhiana (Punjab) and provide them guidelines to prevent and reduce the symptoms of leucorrhoea.

Materials and Methods

A quantitative approach was used for this study. The study was carried out in two selected villages of Ludhiana, Punjab. The sample comprised of 60 women who were between 15–45 years. Sample was selected by using quota sampling technique. Data collection was done in the month of February. Formal written permission from Sarpanches of selected villages and informed consent from the women was taken. Data was collected by administering the Self Structured Assessment Criteria for Subjective Parameters and Demographic Tool. Data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics.


The results of this study showed that there is effectiveness of coriander seeds water on leucorrhoea among women (15–45 years). In pre test, majority of women 55% had mild leucorrhoea which were shifted to none degree of leucorrhoea with 56.67% in post test. On the other hand in pre test most of women 45% had moderate leucorrhoea which were shifted to mild with 43.33% in pot test degree of leucorrhoea. Interpretation and


The findings of this study support the need to practice coriander seeds water to prevent leucorrhoea. This study proved that the coriander seeds water had effect on degree of leucorrhoea among women.



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