Volume 7, Issue 2 (9-2017)                   cmja 2017, 7(2): 1851-1861 | Back to browse issues page


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abdollahi F, Mohaddes ardebili F, najafi ghezelje T, hosseini F. The Effect of Aaromatherapy with Bitter orange extract on Sleep quality in Patient with type 2 diabetic. cmja. 2017; 7 (2) :1851-1861
URL: http://cmja.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-488-en.html

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Introduction: More than one third of diabetic patients suffer from sleep disorders. The aim of this study is to determine the effect of aromatherapy with bitter orange extract on Sleep quality in type 2 diabetic Patients.
Methods: This study was a clinical trial in which sixty diabetic patients were selected by the convenience sampling. Signing an informed testimonial, women and men of medical wards randomly assigned to either experimental or control groups. The patients in experimental group inhaled 8 drops of bitter orange extract 20% during the three consecutive nights. The control group did not receive any intervention. All the participants in both groups completed a Richard Campbell sleep questionnaire at the beginning and end of the experiment. Data were collected and analyzed by SPSS software version 22 and chi-square tests, fisher exact, independent t-test and paired t-test.
Results:. The mean of total sleep quality score was 45.79±17.47 in the experimental group and 44.67±19.10 in control group at the beginning of the study; and it was 49.79±16.05 in the experimental group and 44.38±17.87 in control group at the end. Statistically, it was not observed as a significant difference in both groups. Score changes was statistically meaningful in experimental group before and after study -4±5.007, compared with control 0.286±3.72 (p <0.001).
Conclusion: Considering its low cost, safety and simplicity, aromatherapy with bitter orange extract can be used in order to improve sleep quality in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Traditional medicine

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