AROMATHERAPY’S EFFECTIVENESS IN DEPRESSION AND ROLE OF ESSENTIAL OILS.

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DIKSHA KAUSHAL
SACHIN BHARDWAJ
SHWETA AGARWAL
LALIT KUMAR
DAIWAKSHI SHANDIL
ANIL KUMAR

Abstract

Depression is one of the world's most serious health problems, affecting 280 million people worldwide, including about 5% of adults. Aromatherapy is an alternative complementary medical (CAM) treatment that is popular with people with depression. As aromatherapy becomes more prevalent in the treatment of depression symptoms, the effectiveness of evidence-based treatments needs to be questioned. Various techniques are used to extract essential oils or volatile oils from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots, fruits, and other botanical ingredients. In particular, aromatherapy has been shown to be more effective than steam therapy in reducing the symptoms of depression. Sauna therapy, on the other hand, has been shown to be effective, but more research is needed to provide compelling evidence of this aromatherapy modality. This review summarizes how essential oils work in the central nervous system and help to reduce depression.

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DIKSHA KAUSHAL, SACHIN BHARDWAJ, SHWETA AGARWAL, LALIT KUMAR, DAIWAKSHI SHANDIL, & ANIL KUMAR. (2022). AROMATHERAPY’S EFFECTIVENESS IN DEPRESSION AND ROLE OF ESSENTIAL OILS. Innovat International Journal Of Medical & Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7(4), 4–7. Retrieved from https://innovatpublisher.com/index.php/iijmps/article/view/195
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