Aromatherapy may reduce stress and anxiety , WVU researcher suggests

Aromatherapy may reduce nurses’ stress, WVU researcher suggests

The researchers found that participants felt significantly less stressed, anxious, fatigued and overwhelmed after wearing the aromatherapy patches. The levels of anxiety and fatigue they reported fell by 40 percent, and their stress levels and feelings of being overwhelmed decreased by half.

***The patches were infused with a citrusy blend of essential oils: lemon, orange, mandarin, pink grapefruit, lemongrass, lime and peppermint.

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Reven, Marian & Humphrey-Rowan, Janelle & Moore, Nina. (2020). West Virginia University Oncology Nurses Don Aromatherapy Patches: A Pilot Feasibility Study/ “The International Journal of Professional Holistic Aromatherapy” (IJPHA) Volume 8, Issue 4, Spring 2020.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/340487906_West_Virginia_University_Oncology_Nurses_Don_Aromatherapy_Patches_A_Pilot_Feasibility_Study_The_International_Journal_of_Professional_Holistic_Aromatherapy_IJPHA_Volume_8_Issue_4_Spring_2020

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