Influence of lavender oil inhalation on vital signs and anxiety: A randomized clinical trial

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Karan N. B.

PHYSIOLOGY & BEHAVIOR, vol.211, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 211
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2019.112676
  • Title of Journal : PHYSIOLOGY & BEHAVIOR


Objective: To investigate the effectiveness of lavender oil (Lavandula cutgustifolia Mill) inhalation on anxiety, mood, and vital signs (blood pressure, respiratory rate, heart rate, and saturation) of patients undergoing oral surgery. Vital signs were considered as primary outcome measures. Paired anxiety tests were used as secondary outcome measures.