International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018

Lavender Aromatherapy to Reduce the Intensity of Post Sectio Caesaria Pain

Wasis Pujiati [2] | Hotmaria Julia DS | Afnijar Wahyu

Abstract: Caesarean sectio is a process of artificial birth that maked an incision or surgery on the abdominal wall and uterus to deliver babies who cannot be born normally. This study used true experimental design, randomized pretest-post-test design with simple random sampling tehnicque. The treatment group was given lavender aromatherapy and the control group was gived placebo (oil with lavender aroma). Patients who had inclusion and exclusion criteria were given lavender aromatherapy previously then they measured for pain intensity and after 10 minutes of administration with inhalation used an electrical aromatherapy lamp. The Mann Whitney test results that there was significant difference between the treatment group and the control group. Value of p = 0, 000, the reduction pain intensity in the group that gave aromatherapy more effective than the group that gave only placebo. Conclusions of this research is aromatherapy of lavender more effective in reducing pain intensity than the placebo group.

Keywords: Caesarean sectio, pain, lavender aromatherapy

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018,

Pages: 415 - 418

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