Effect of a Slow-stroke Back Massage Combination and Frangipani Essential Oils against the Comfort of Menopause Sexual Relationship
Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medical Research,
This study aims to analyze the effect of a combination of slow-stroke back massage (SSBM) and frangipani essential oils on the comfort of menopause women during sexual intercourse. The study with a quasi-equivalent non-control control group pre-test and post-test design. A sample of 42 married couples was recruited by purposive sampling. Samples were divided into intervention groups (SSBM with Frangipani essential oil) and SSBM control groups only, each group consisting of 21 pairs of respondents. Respondents were asked to fill in the F-scale sexual self efficacy questionnaire before and after sexual intercourse, repeated three times. The data collected was analyzed descriptively, presented in the form of mean, median and percentage. Bivariate analysis using ANOVA test. The analysis results sig value = 0.00 <0.05, meaning that there is a difference between before the pre test with the first, second and post test third. In the Probability obtained Sig = 0.00 <0.05, it means that there are differences in comfort between the control groups in the pre test with the first, second and third post test. In the interaction with the Sig value = 0.00 <0.05, it means that there is an interaction of comfort differences between the intervention group and the control group. The combination of frangipani essential oil with SSBM can be used by families as an aromatherapy massage to improve the sexual relations of menopausal women.
- Frangipani essential oil
- slow-stroke back massage
- sexual comfort.
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