A study performed at the Johns Hopkins Sinus Center in Maryland provides hope to those who suffer from hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), a disorder in which nose bleeds are plentiful. This new study included 20 patients who used sesame/rose geranium essential oil topically for a period of 18 months. At the end of the study, 75% of patients saw improvement, and average severity of nose bleed scores had decreased from 5 to 3.5. This treatment modality offers a less invasive approach to treatment of HTT. How often and in what situations do you recommend the use of essential oil/aromatherapy in your practice?
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