International Journal of Reproductive BioMedicine
Research and Clinical Center for Infertility, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences of Yazd
Vol. 17, No. 4, 2019, pp. 287-292
Bioline Code: rm19031
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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International Journal of Reproductive BioMedicine, Vol. 17, No. 4, 2019, pp. 287-292
© Copyright 2019 - Fereshteh Dadfar et al.
The effect of Saliva officinalis extract on the menopausal symptoms in postmenopausal women: An RCT|
Dadfar, Fereshteh & Bamdad, Kourosh
Background: The menopausal symptoms are the most common problems in postmenopausal
women. Due to the side effects of hormone replacement therapy, the use
of medicinal herbs has increased for the treatment of menopausal symptoms.
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of Saliva officinalis on the
decreasing of the severity of the menopausal symptoms in postmenopausal women.
Materials and Methods: The study was performed on 30 postmenopausal women
aged 46–58 yr referred to the healthcare center of Darab who experienced various
degrees of postmenopausal symptoms. The severity of menopausal symptoms is
recorded by a Menopause Rating Scale. Participants received a 100 mg capsule of
sage extract daily for 4 wk. The severity of postmenopausal symptoms was compared
before and after four weeks of the consumption of sage extract.
Results: The results showed the severity of hot flashes, night sweats, panic, fatigue,
and concentration had significant differences before and after the consumption of sage
Conclusion: It was concluded that Saliva officinalis were effective to change the
severity of some of the menopausal symptoms in postmenopausal women.
Plant; Sage; Menopause; Women; Post menopause.
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