Aromatherapy Massage on the Abdomen for Alleviating Menstrual Pain in High School Girls: A Preliminary Controlled Clinical Study

@article{Hur2012AromatherapyMO,
  title={Aromatherapy Massage on the Abdomen for Alleviating Menstrual Pain in High School Girls: A Preliminary Controlled Clinical Study},
  author={Myung-Haeng Hur and M. Lee and Ka-Yeon Seong},
  journal={Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : eCAM},
  year={2012},
  volume={2012}
}
  • Myung-Haeng Hur, M. Lee, +1 author M. Lee
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : eCAM
  • This study investigated the alleviating effects of aromatherapy massage and acetaminophen on menstrual pain in Korean high school girls. Subjects were divided into two groups: the aromatherapy massage (treatment) group (n = 32) and the acetaminophen (control) group (n = 23). Aromatherapy massage was performed on subjects in the treatment group. The abdomen was massaged once using clary sage, marjoram, cinnamon, ginger, and geranium in a base of almond oil. The level of menstrual pain was… CONTINUE READING
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