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Olio essenziale di lavanda: benefici psicologici

Autori

  • Maura Perrone ricercatrice indipendente
  • Simona Durante Specializzanda Sipgi Scuola di psicoterapia gestaltico integrata

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32069/PJ.2021.2.160

Parole chiave:

Olio essenziale di lavanda, fitoterapia, medicina vegetale, aromaterapia, ansia, depressione, disturbo del sonno

Abstract

La ricerca scientifica sugli effetti psicologici della lavanda è iniziata solo di recente. Tuttavia c'è una lunga tradizione del suo uso che dimostra come, in particolare l’olio essenziale di lavanda, abbia una notevole influenza sugli stati psicologici. In particolare esaminiamo alcuni recenti studi che hanno mostrato gli effetti dell’olio essenziale di Lavanda angustifolia su ansia, depressione e qualità del sonno in pazienti adulti o anziani sani, in donne in condizioni post – partum o in gravidanza e in pazienti in emodialisi in TI, pazienti con GAD o MADD. Le somministrazioni analizzate prevedevano inalazione, massaggio o ingestione, nello specifico abbiamo raccolto dati degli ultimi studi effettuati sulla somministrazione di Silexan®. Evidenziamo i benefici dell’olio essenziale di Lavanda e la quasi mancanza di effetti collaterali rispetto agli psicofarmaci usati per ansia, depressione e disturbi del sonno.

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Perrone, M., & Durante, S. (2022). Olio essenziale di lavanda: benefici psicologici. Phenomena Journal - Giornale Internazionale Di Psicopatologia, Neuroscienze E Psicoterapia, 4(1), 106–116. https://doi.org/10.32069/PJ.2021.2.160

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