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Essential Oil Patches for Hospitals | Aromatherapy Patch for Healthcare Environments

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Essential Oil Patches for Hospitals | Aromatherapy Patch for Healthcare Environments

Are Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Patches Allowed or Used in Hospitals? Yes, essential oil patches are used in hospitals. In fact, Ascents aromatherapy patches are used in hospitals and clinics around the country to help control patients’ nausea and stress, including one of the largest and most respected cancer treatment centers in the world. Healthcare Professional? How are Essential Oils Used in Hospitals? Most hospitals don’t have a formal policy around the use of essential oils, but nurses and nursing assistants have been using them for decades, usually bringing in their own to help patients relieve nausea, stress or insomnia...

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What Helps with Morning Sickness, Nausea & Vomiting in Pregnancy?

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What Helps with Morning Sickness, Nausea & Vomiting in Pregnancy?

Wondering what helps with morning sickness? You’re not alone. According to research, between 70-80% of women suffer from vomiting and/or significant feelings of nausea during their pregnancies.  Experiencing morning sickness or pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting? Ascents® Clinical Aromatherapy and essential oils can help! What causes pregnancy nausea and vomiting (emesis)? The causes of morning sickness, nausea and vomiting (also called “emesis”), are still not entirely understood. However, there are two substances that most doctors believe likely contribute. Hormones: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) & Estrogen Many studies point to hormones as a potential cause of morning sickness, in particular, the production of a pregnancy hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin, more commonly known...

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Anti-Anxiety Inhalers: Pros and Cons for Stress Relief

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Anti-Anxiety Inhalers: Pros and Cons for Stress Relief

Anxiety inhalers for stress relief have been available for more than a decade, but the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated their adoption by many individuals seeking new and healthier ways to alleviate anxiety during an exceptionally stressful time. Clinicians also use certain types of inhalers in medical settings like cancer care and surgical units to settle the nerves of anxious patients before and/or after procedures. Palliative care patients frequently benefit, too. Healthcare Professional? Below, we discuss the three main categories of inhalers for stress and anxiety, alongside brief overviews, including the pros and cons of each.  Types of Anti-Anxiety Inhalers Anxiety inhalers fall into several categories: Aromatherapy/essential...

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Aromatherapy Essential Oil Nasal Inhalers: An Overview For Medical Professionals

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Aromatherapy Essential Oil Nasal Inhalers: An Overview For Medical Professionals

Aromatherapy inhalers, also called essential oil inhalers, offer a way to package and diffuse essential oils for personal use via nasal inhalation. These inhalers are available in a variety of different form factors, including aromasticks (or aroma sticks), sachets, and aromatherapy tubes. Healthcare Professional? History of Aromatherapy & Essential Oil Inhalers in Medical Settings Aromatherapy -- the use of scent, most often distilled from essential oils, to manage various symptoms like stress, nausea, or insomnia -- has been used for hundreds, if not thousands of years. For most of that time, there has been no simple, sanitary, consistent method of...

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Ascents® Clinical Aromatherapy Formula Improves Negative Affect in New, Joint University Study

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Ascents® Clinical Aromatherapy Formula Improves Negative Affect in New, Joint University Study

The use of an Ascents® clinical aromatherapy formula -- Calm No. 34 -- improved negative affect in a new, joint virtual reality-assisted art therapy study carried out by two major American universities. The study was published in Frontiers in Psychology, one of the foremost peer-reviewed scientific journals dedicated to mental health. Ascents’ Calm formula features an evidence-based, proprietary blend of essential oils proven to reduce stress and anxiety in clinical research. CLEVELAND (PRWEB) DECEMBER 18, 2020 A new joint study from Johns Hopkins University and Drexel University demonstrates that Ascents® Clinical Aromatherapy’s Calm No. 34 essential oil formula can improve negative affect (mood). Calm features an...

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