Aromatherapy Tips for Clients With Cancer
- Roman chamomile, geranium, lavender, tea tree, lemon, bergamot and cedarwood essential oils are commonly used.
- Aromatherapy is used for cancer patients in order to improve their quality of life, not treat their cancer.
- It may work by affecting the smell receptors in the nose, triggering chemical messages along nerve pathways to the brain’s limbic system, which affects moods and emotions.
—From The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health