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This database contains 2 studies, archived under the term: "aromatherapy"

Effect of aromatherapy on patients with Alzheimer’s disease

Objective: Recently, the importance of non-pharmacological therapies for dementia has come to the fore. In the present study, we examined the curative effects of aromatherapy in dementia in 28 elderly people, 17 of whom had Alzheimer’s disease (AD).; Methods: After a control period of 28 days, aromatherapy was performed over the following 28 days, with […]

A randomised controlled trial of the use of aromatherapy and hand massage to reduce disruptive behaviour in people with dementia

Background: Aromatherapy and hand massage therapies have been reported to have some benefit for people with dementia who display behavioural symptoms; however there are a number of limitations of reported studies. The aim is to investigate the effect of aromatherapy (3% lavender oil spray) with and without hand massage on disruptive behaviour in people with […]

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