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Analysis:The prevalence of dysmenorrhoea in Indonesia is quite high at 64.25%. Several factors are known as a factor in the occurrence of dysmenorrhoea among others is the increased synthesis of Prostaglandins (PGF2α) and Cytokines (TNFαα) as mediators that play an important role besides PGF2α in the inflammatory process.

Method:The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of papaya leaf decoction (Carica papaya) on Prostaglandin (PGF2 α) and TNF-α levels in Dysmenorrhea Patients.This type of research is Quasi Experiment with pre-post test group design, with a total sample of 22 people who have dysmenorrhoea, this study uses a group without treatment and with the treatment of papaya leaf decoction in the same group with a dose of 200 ml/day.

Results:The results showed the average value of Prostaglandin (PGF2 α) without treatment was 413.04 ± 11.52 pg / ml with the treatment obtained 215.71 ± 8.13 pg / ml and the average value of TNF α without treatment obtained 412.82, ± 10.90 ng / L with the treatment obtained 215.90 ± 10.77 ng / L, the analysis used is to determine the effect of papaya leave stew (Carica Papaya) administration on PGF2 α and TNF α levels, using t test, the analysis results obtained prostaglandin (PGF2α) with a value of 0.00 and TNF α with a value of p = 0.00 (p <0.05)

Conclusion:The conclusion from this study found the effect of papaya leaf decoction (carica papaya) on prostaglandin (PGF2α) and TNF α levels in Dysmenorrhea patients


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