Friday, October 2, 2015

Chronic lower back pain and ginger essential oil

A randomized controlled study found that massage with ginger essential oil led to a significant reduction in pain and disability related to chronic lower back pain in older adults.

Read the abstract of the study here. 

Sritoomma et al. 2014. The effectiveness of Swedish massage with aromatic ginger oil in treating chronic low back pain in older adults: a randomized controlled trial. Complement. Ther. Med. 22(1):26-33.