International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | Indonesia | Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019


Application of Essential Oils: Lavender, Clary Sage, Ginger and Geranium as Aromatherapy through Effleurage Massage for Menstrual Pain

Wasis Pujiati, Yusnaini Siagian, Cynthia Hardivianty


Abstract: Menstrual pain is pain that is felt in the pelvis, lower abdomen, lower back, severe lower abdominal cramps, pain that occurs before or during menstruation. This study used true experimental design, and pretest-post-test design with a simple random sampling technique. Treatment groupwas given aromatherapy lavender, clary sage, Ginger, geranium with a ratio of 1: 1: 1: 1 with a final concentration of 4 % mixed with almond oil through massage effleurage and Treatment II was given aromatherapy lavender concentration of 1 % mixed with almond oil. Changespain intensity are measured using a Numerical Rating Scale. Results: Based on the Mann Whitney test results obtained between the treatment group I and treatment group II with p-value = 0.001 means that there was a significant difference in the decrease in pain intensity in the groups given essential oils: lavender, clary sage, ginger, geranium with a concentration of 4 % mixed with almond oil through massage effleurage and groups that were only given lavender oil 1 % and mixed with almond oil through massage effleurage. Lavender, clary sage, ginger and geranium essential oils mixed with almond oil through massage effleurage are more effective in decreasing pain intensity than those who were only given lavender oil.


Keywords: Essential oils, lavender, Clary Sage, Ginger, Geranium, menstrual pain, massage effleurage


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019,


Pages: 1476 - 1480


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Wasis Pujiati, Yusnaini Siagian, Cynthia Hardivianty, "Application of Essential Oils: Lavender, Clary Sage, Ginger and Geranium as Aromatherapy through Effleurage Massage for Menstrual Pain", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20202152, Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019, 1476 - 1480

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