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A Study on Murraya koenigii (Curry Leaves) Impact on Gastritis
Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of Murraya koenigii powder on signs and symptoms among individuals with gastritis. Methodology: Quantitative approach, quasi-experimental research design was adopted to assess the effectiveness of Murraya koenigii on gastritis patients (60 samples) in Erode, who fulfilled the inclusion criteria. Non-probability purposive sampling technique was used in this study to draw the participants. Intervention was administered for 30 days (5 g of Murraya koenigii leaves powder boiled in 75 ml of water) modified GAGS with infographic assisted 4-point Likert scale was used to assess the level of signs and symptoms of gastritis. Results: The study findings stated that the post-test mean effectiveness score of gastritis patients was 26.47 with standard deviation of 2.30. The calculated unpaired t-test value (51.78) showed high statistical significance at p<0.0001 level which revealed the effectiveness of Murraya koenigii leaves powder on signs and symptoms among gastritis patients. Conclusion: The results revealed that the supplementation lowers the signs and symptoms of gastritis among the selected participants.
Effectiveness, Gastritis, Murraya koenigii (Curry Leaves) Powder
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