Effect of Dill Seed on Uterus Contractions Pattern


Lead Sponsor: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

Source 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.

Overall Status Completed
Start Date May 2009
Completion Date August 2010
Primary Completion Date June 2010
Study Type Observational
Primary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
Dill seed up to 15 months
Enrollment 100

Sampling Method: Non-Probability Sample


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.

Gender: Female

Minimum Age: 18 Years

Maximum Age: 35 Years

Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Verification Date

July 2012

Responsible Party

Type: Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

Investigator Full Name: Samira Ebrahimzadeh Zagami

Investigator Title: MUMS

Has Expanded Access No
Arm Group

Label: Dill seed

Description: used dill seed infusion (1 tablespoon whole dill seed seeped in a half or whole cup boiling water for 3-4 min)

Label: No used Dill seed

Description: those who had not used any herbal drugs were placed at the control group

Study Design Info

Observational Model: Cohort

Time Perspective: Retrospective

Source: ClinicalTrials.gov