International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Health Sciences | India | Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021 | Rating: 4.7 / 10


An Effective Menstrual Hygiene by using Kitchen Wastes (Fruits Peel)

Nikky Khan


Abstract: Women around the world suffer from many Reproductive tract infection and reproductive organ diseases, Most commonly in Developing countries and Under developed countries due to unhygienic method that they use such as use of reused clothes during menses because of high prices of commercial pads and taboo associated with Menstruation. As the used clothes are contaminated with many fungi and bacteria which results in infection and vaginal discharge. On the other hand Vinegar possess a very good antimicrobial property and works as a very good disinfectant against clothes, other than antimicrobial property, vinegar can be produced very cheaply and at home with the use of kitchen wastes such as fruit peel scraps and banana peel, which can be easily found in every house and it can be produced by performing simple steps by women. Vinegar can also be produced from bamboo which can be found in many local areas, which can also be prepared by using simple methods by locals. Who can further store it and use it as disinfectant on clothes after washing it. Use of disinfectant property of vinegar to minimize RTI and vaginal discharge can lead to lesser infection and a healthy women, Which eventually lead to a healthy family and healthy living.


Keywords: Survey, Menstrual Hygiene, RTI, Clothes, Fruit Peel, bamboo, Vinegar, Disinfectant, Antimicrobial


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021,


Pages: 704 - 707



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