Aromatherapy research

In each issue of FHT’s membership magazine, International Therapist, we publish a research section that features a short summary of four or five different studies that have recently appeared in peer-reviewed journals. As these studies help to highlight the potential health and wellbeing benefits of different therapies – often in a healthcare context – it’s not surprising that our members consistently vote* this as one of their ‘Top 3’ regulars in the magazine.

To celebrate the start of Aromatherapy Awareness Week (7–13 June 2021), we thought we’d take this opportunity to share four research summaries that focus on aromatherapy and different essential oils, which we have re-published on our blog for all to enjoy…

Bergamot essential oil reduces anxiety in patients prior to gallbladder surgery

Effects of lavender on children during dental treatment

Peppermint reduces postoperative nausea and vomiting in cardiac patients

Study validates the traditional use of helichrysum for acne

If you’d like to learn more about International Therapist and some of the many other benefits you receive as a member of the FHT, please visit www.fht.org.uk/join-us

*In our 2021 FHT Member Survey, 70% of respondents chose research as a section of International Therapist that they were most likely to read and engage with.

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