Training Programs on the Uses and Benefits of Herbal Feminine Hygiene


The Community Service Program, PKM, provides information and training in the methods of using herbal ingredients from the Arabic Bidara leaf’s extract (Ziziphus spina-christi, L.), to improve feminine hygiene. These methods are halal, safe, effective and easy to use. There were 20 female participants in the program who were aged between 17-50 years old. It was conducted on March 10, 2021, in West Bandung, Indonesia. The program pointed out problems in feminine hygiene provisions and laid out training programs that were equipped with materials and infrastructures to educate about and improve feminine hygiene. The program ended with training in a simple method for improving feminine hygiene using the Arabic Bidara leaf’s extract. Comparison between pre-program and post-program questionnaires showed a significant increase in the knowledge and abilities of participants. With continuous training, participants will gain knowledge and skills that will improve their quality of life and support their economic needs.

Keywords: bidara, ziziphus spina-christi, feminine hygiene, counceling, training

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