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The effect of aromatherapy with rose and lavender on anxiety, surgical site pain, and extubation time after open-heart surgery: A double-center randomized controlled trial

Babatabar Darzi, Hossein; Vahedian-Azimi, Amir; Ghasemi, Saeed; Ebadi, Abbas; Sathyapalan, Thozhukat; Sahebkar, Amirhossein

Authors

Hossein Babatabar Darzi

Amir Vahedian-Azimi

Saeed Ghasemi

Abbas Ebadi

Thozhukat Sathyapalan

Amirhossein Sahebkar



Abstract

To determine the effect of aromatherapy with rose and lavender on the patient outcomes after open‐heart surgery (OHS). In the clinical trial, patients were randomized to four groups. One group received routine care, the placebo group received a cotton swab soaked in water and the other two groups received either a cotton swab containing three drops of rose or lavender essence (0.2 ml). A total of 160 patients were randomized into four groups. Intergroup anxiety was not significantly different; however, the reciprocal time‐group effect was significant among the four groups. The extubation time was significant among the four groups which related to rose essence group compared with the control group (p 

Journal Article Type Article
Journal Phytotherapy Research
Print ISSN 0951-418X
Publisher Wiley
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
APA6 Citation Babatabar Darzi, H., Vahedian-Azimi, A., Ghasemi, S., Ebadi, A., Sathyapalan, T., & Sahebkar, A. (in press). The effect of aromatherapy with rose and lavender on anxiety, surgical site pain, and extubation time after open-heart surgery: A double-center randomized controlled trial. Phytotherapy Research, https://doi.org/10.1002/ptr.6698
DOI https://doi.org/10.1002/ptr.6698
Keywords Airway extubation; Anxiety; Aromatherapy; Coronary artery bypass surgery; Lavender oil; Pain; Rose
Publisher URL https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ptr.6698
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