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Journal of the Korean Academy of Family Medicine 2001;22(6):922-929.
Published online June 1, 2001.
The effect of aromatherapy on dysmenorrhea from high school girls.
Hye Kyung Kim, Hyung Gi Kim, Yoo Seock Cheong, Eal Whan Park, Sun Mi Yoo
Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, Dankook University.
여고생에서 월경곤란증에 대한 아로마향기 요법의 치료효과
정유석, 김혜경, 김형기, 박일환, 유선미
단국의대 가정의학교실
Abstract
Background
: This study is to investigate on how much the dysmenorrheal and lower abdominal pain(LAP)/back pain are improved by the aromatherapy which is emerging as an alternative therapy.

Methods : In order to get the data by questionnaire, 245 subject was selected from women student class of a high school at rural area from June 2000 to August 2000. 125 subject, aroma was given to 69 subject and placebo was given to 56 subject. The subject was investigated how the dysmenorrhea was improved by using the aroma and placebo.

Results : After the aromatherapy, severities of dysmenorrheal and LAP/back pain improved in aroma group and placebo group. Therefore, there is not statistical difference between both groupts.

Conclusion : The herbal aroma is not effective more than placebo aroma to relieve dysmenorrhea.
초록
연구배경 : 대체요법의 하나로 자리잡아 가고 있는 아로마 향기요법을 이용하여 월경곤란증 및 하복부 혹은 허리통증의 증상 개선의 정도를 알아보고자 본 연구를 시행하였다.

방법 : 2000년 6


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