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Holist Nurs Pract. 2008 Mar-Apr;22(2):97-102. doi: 10.1097/01.HNP.0000312658.13890.28.

The effect of essential oils on work-related stress in intensive care unit nurses.

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Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas 76104, USA.


This small pilot study evaluated the effect of a topical application of the essential oils Lavandula angustifolia and Salvia sclaria on work-related stress of nurses in an ICU setting. Results demonstrated decreased perception of stress level in the intervention group during three 12-hour worked shifts.

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