Effect of Dill Seed on Uterus Contractions Pattern

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 20, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 20, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Samira Ebrahimzadeh Zagami, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

Brief Summary:
Dill is herbaceous and aromatic herb used in order to convenient and shorter labor in Iran. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of Dill seed on uterus contractions in active phase of labor.

Condition or disease
Uterus Contractions Pattern

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Study Start Date : May 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2010

Dill seed
used dill seed infusion (1 tablespoon whole dill seed seeped in a half or whole cup boiling water for 3-4 min)
No used Dill seed
those who had not used any herbal drugs were placed at the control group

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Dill seed [ Time Frame: up to 15 months ]
    used dill seed infusion (1 tablespoon whole dill seed seeped in a half or whole cup boiling water for 3-4 min)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 35 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
pregnance women

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18-35 yrs, primiparous, having single fetus with cephalic presentation, gestational age 37-42 weeks, having no medical diseases, having no history of hospitalization due to psychological diseases, having no addiction to cigarette, having no complications during pregnancy such as hypertension, and BMI< 26.

Responsible Party: Samira Ebrahimzadeh Zagami, MUMS, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences Identifier: NCT01646164     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Effect of Dill seed
First Posted: July 20, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 20, 2012
Last Verified: July 2012

Keywords provided by Samira Ebrahimzadeh Zagami, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences:
Dill seed
Pattern of uterus contractions
Active phase of labor