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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part L (2017)

Consumption of Yogurt, Aloe-vera pulp and Holy Basil leaves to reduce the recurrence of aphthous mouth ulcers in night shift workers

Consumption of Yogurt, Aloe-vera pulp and Holy Basil leaves to reduce the recurrence of aphthous mouth ulcers in night shift workers

Author(s)
Dr. Prashant Devidas Khuje and Dr Sandeep M Hulke
Abstract
Daily consumption of diet containing natural probiotics and antioxidants can reduce the symptoms of aphthous ulcers and frequent medications for it in night shift workers. 40 known patients of recurrent aphthous mouth ulcers were voluntarily participated in the present study that aimed to reduce their recurrence by regular consumption of 5 tablespoons of yogurt, 1 tablespoon of Aloe-vera pulp and 5 leaves of Holy basil leaves per day for 3 weeks. Frequency of symptoms before the commencement of study and after 3 weeks of consumption of yogurt, aloe-vera and Holy basil leaves and then after every week for next four weeks were analysed by “Z test of proportion. It was observed that the recurrence of aphthous ulcers were decreased significantly in 29 patients out of 40 after 3 weeks of daily consumption of Yogurt, Aloe-Vera pulp and Holy Basil leaves, 27 patients after two weeks of follow up, 26 patients after another two weeks of follow up. It revealed that consumption of Yogurt, Aloe-vera pulp and Holy basil leaves can reduce the recurrence of aphthous ulcers in night shift workers.
Pages: 807-809  |  1271 Views  185 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Prashant Devidas Khuje, Dr Sandeep M Hulke. Consumption of Yogurt, Aloe-vera pulp and Holy Basil leaves to reduce the recurrence of aphthous mouth ulcers in night shift workers. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(4):807-809.
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