The Effect of Lavender Aromatherapy on Autonomic Nervous System in Midlife Women with Insomnia

Abstract

The objective of this study is to determine the effects of 12 weeks of lavender aromatherapy on self-reported sleep and heart rate variability (HRV) in the midlife women with insomnia. Sixty-seven women aged 45-55 years, with a CPSQI (Chinese version of Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index) greater than 5, were recruited from communities in Taiwan. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2012/740813

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