Bergamot Oil Research Paper

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Aromatherapy for pregnancy Pregnancy is certainly a risky period, in which several physiologic changes occur such as hormonal disturbances, and medical issues, making pregnant women weaker, and more sensitive to drugs. Also, many drugs pass placenta, and may cause harmful effects to the fetus whose organs are still premature. That’s why physicians and pharmacists warn pregnant women of using numerous drugs. Medical issues during pregnancy Pregnant women should absolutely avoid drugs that pass the placenta. That leads to 2 important questions: How can pregnant women overcome medical issues during pregnancy such as colic pain? Spasms? Headache? Migraine? And what if a pregnant woman suffers from insomnia? What should she do? Physicians…show more content…
• Bergamot Oil Bergamot Oil contains 3 active constituents, including Alpha Pinene, flavonoids, and Limonene.  Bergamot oil improves blood circulation, providing joyful and powerful feelings. That’ why Bergamot Oil is described as a stimulant and anti-depressant.  Bergamot oil relieves constipation due to its stimulatory action on both production of gastric juice, and peristaltic movement of the intestine.  Bergamot oil has a sedative action because of its inhibitory effect on nerve endings responsible for pain. As a result, it relieves headache, stress, spasms and muscle aches.  Bergamot oil is also used as an analgesic during pregnancy since it decreases the dose of anesthesia required. • Chamomile oil The oil of Chamomile includes three active constituents, including Bisabolol, Bisabolol oxides A and B, Apigenin and Matricin. Chamomile oil is mainly used as an anti-inflammatory drug. However, it is also effective against toothache and muscle pain. It may be either topically applied or inhaled or orally taken so as to relieve inflammation of the gastro-intestinal…show more content…
It should be taken at morning. • Grapefruit and Lavender oils Grapefruit and Lavender oils have powerful diuretic effects. They significantly decrease water retention. • Lavender oil Lavender oil helps manage pain of pregnancy, and it enhances the rate of cells renewal. • Tea tree oil Tea tree oil is an anti-bacterial drug, which may be used in case of thrush. • Ylang-Ylang oil Ylang-Ylang oil may be prescribed for pregnant women who are suffering from hypertension. • Bergamot and Sandalwood oils Not only Bergamot oil but also Sandalwood oil is used for treatment of cystitis, which pregnant women are more prone to get. Cystitis is a urinary-tract-infection that affects the urinary bladder. • Frankincense Oil Frankincense Oil has sedative and anti-septic actions. It is mainly used for treatment of bleeding in pregnancy. • Geranium and Neroli oils Geranium and Neroli oils may be safely used during pregnancy. They also have anti-depressant, astringent and anti-septic actions. • Eucalyptus oil Eucalyptus oil is an anti-inflammatory and anti-viral drug. It may be used for relief of respiratory congestion. • Patchouli oil Patchouli oil is an anti-depressant, and it may cause sedation of

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