Yıl 2019, Cilt 7 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 29 - 40 2019-06-30

The effects of mint tea (Mentha spicata labiatae) consumed during pregnancy on postnatal morphometric development

Emine Hilal ŞENER [1] , Kadir DESDİCİOĞLU [2] , Neslihan Yüzbaşıoğlu [3] , Mehmet Ali Malas [4]


To investigate the effects of mint (Mentha spicata L.) tea consumed during pregnancy on prenatal maternal weight, length of pregnancy and morphometric development of pups in postnatal period.

Twelve female (7 in mint tea group and 5 controls) and 6 male (used for mating) Wistar albino rats weighing 190-210 g were used in the study. Throughout the pregnancy, the mint tea group was given 4 ml of mint (Mentha spicata L.) tea at the same time every day and the control group was given 4 ml of commercial drinking water by gavage. Weights of pregnant rats in both groups were measured three times a week throughout the pregnancy. After the pups were born, morphometric growth parameters pertaining to the body, cranium, thorax and limbs were measured during newborn and lactation periods and adulthood.

Pregnant rats in the MT group gained less weight during gestation than the control rats. Morphometric parameters were measured on a total of 66 pups born to rats in both groups (46 pups in the MT group; 20 pups in the control group and measurements of pups born to rats in the MT group were smaller than the control group (p<0.05). Morphometric parameters measured after six weeks showed a significant difference between females in the MT and control groups, with the females in the MT group having smaller measurements (p<0.05). There was no significant difference in morphometric parameters between males in the MT and control groups.

Mint tea consumption during pregnancy has a negative effect on maternal weight gain and certain postnatal morphometric parameters, more prominently in female progenies. Therefore mint (Mentha spicata L.) tea consumption during pregnancy calls for caution. 

Mint (Mentha spicata L.) tea, developmental anatomy, morphometry, gestation
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Orcid: 0000-0003-1303-3779
Yazar: Emine Hilal ŞENER (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: BURDUR MEHMET AKİF ERSOY ÜNİVERSİTESİ, SAĞLIK BİLİMLERİ FAKÜLTESİ
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-0346-7602
Yazar: Kadir DESDİCİOĞLU
Kurum: YILDIRIM BEYAZIT ÜNİVERSİTESİ

Orcid: 0000-0001-8990-1136
Yazar: Neslihan Yüzbaşıoğlu

Orcid: 0000-0002-1451-0672
Yazar: Mehmet Ali Malas

Tarihler

Yayımlanma Tarihi : 30 Haziran 2019

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APA ŞENER, E , DESDİCİOĞLU, K , Yüzbaşıoğlu, N , Malas, M . (2019). The effects of mint tea (Mentha spicata labiatae) consumed during pregnancy on postnatal morphometric development. Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Journal of Health Sciences Institute , 7 (1) , 29-40 . DOI: 10.24998/maeusabed.543364
MLA ŞENER, E , DESDİCİOĞLU, K , Yüzbaşıoğlu, N , Malas, M . "The effects of mint tea (Mentha spicata labiatae) consumed during pregnancy on postnatal morphometric development". Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Journal of Health Sciences Institute 7 (2019 ): 29-40 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/maeusabed/issue/46301/543364>
Chicago ŞENER, E , DESDİCİOĞLU, K , Yüzbaşıoğlu, N , Malas, M . "The effects of mint tea (Mentha spicata labiatae) consumed during pregnancy on postnatal morphometric development". Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Journal of Health Sciences Institute 7 (2019 ): 29-40
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ISNAD ŞENER, Emine Hilal , DESDİCİOĞLU, Kadir , Yüzbaşıoğlu, Neslihan , Malas, Mehmet Ali . "The effects of mint tea (Mentha spicata labiatae) consumed during pregnancy on postnatal morphometric development". Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Journal of Health Sciences Institute 7 / 1 (Haziran 2019): 29-40 . https://doi.org/10.24998/maeusabed.543364
AMA ŞENER E , DESDİCİOĞLU K , Yüzbaşıoğlu N , Malas M . The effects of mint tea (Mentha spicata labiatae) consumed during pregnancy on postnatal morphometric development. Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Journal of Health Sciences Institute. 2019; 7(1): 29-40.
Vancouver ŞENER E , DESDİCİOĞLU K , Yüzbaşıoğlu N , Malas M . The effects of mint tea (Mentha spicata labiatae) consumed during pregnancy on postnatal morphometric development. Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Journal of Health Sciences Institute. 2019; 7(1): 40-29.