Effect of Eucalyptus Oil Inhalation on Pain and Inflammatory Responses after Total Knee Replacement: A Randomized Clinical Trial

@inproceedings{Jun2013EffectOE,
  title={Effect of Eucalyptus Oil Inhalation on Pain and Inflammatory Responses after Total Knee Replacement: A Randomized Clinical Trial},
  author={Yang Suk Jun and Peter B. Kang and Sun Seek Min and Jeong-min Lee and Hyo-Keun Kim and Geun Hee Seol},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
  year={2013}
}
Eucalyptus oil has been reported effective in reducing pain, swelling, and inflammation. This study aimed to investigate the effects of eucalyptus oil inhalation on pain and inflammatory responses after total knee replacement (TKR) surgery. Participants were randomized 1 : 1 to intervention group (eucalyptus inhalation group) or control group (almond oil inhalation group). Patients inhaled eucalyptus or almond oil for 30 min of continuous passive motion (CPM) on 3 consecutive days. Pain on a… CONTINUE READING

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