Research: University of Maryland

On the University of Maryland Medical Center website is an article about aromatherapy that provides important information for anyone new to essential oils or looking to work with an aromatherapist. Click Here for the full online article:

Suggested conditions that may be effectively addressed with essential oils include:

  • Alopecia areata (hair loss)
  • Agitation, possibly including agitation related to dementia
  • Anxiety
  • Constipation (with abdominal massage using aromatherapy)
  • Insomnia
  • Pain: Studies have found that people with rheumatoid arthritis, cancer (using topical chamomile), and headaches (using topical peppermint) require fewer pain medications when they use aromatherapy
  • Itching, a common side effect for those receiving dialysis
  • Psoriasis

Click Here for the full online article:

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