GET THE APP

Effect of Viola Odorata Nasal Drop on Sleep Quality of Older Adults | Abstract

Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science
eISSN No. 2347-2367 pISSN No. 2347-2545

All submissions of the EM system will be redirected to Online Manuscript Submission System. Authors are requested to submit articles directly to Online Manuscript Submission System of respective journal.

Effect of Viola Odorata Nasal Drop on Sleep Quality of Older Adults

Author(s): Maliheh Sadat Hejazian, Javad Ganjloo, Fereshteh Ghorat,Sedighe Rastaghi

Abstract

Sleep is one of the essential biological processes and has been recognized as one of the basic needs of human. It includes one third of human life. Although sleep problems are not among the inevitable consequences of aging, its rate increases with increase of age. Sleep disorders may result in various consequences among elderlies which have to be considered. Present study is a randomized clinical trial including two groups: intervention (Viola odorata oil) and control (parafin) which was carried out to investigate the effect of Viola odorata oil on sleep quality of older adults. Sampling was carried out by referring to nursing houses of Sabzevar city, elderlies unit of health center and retirement homes of the city. The data were analyzed by SPSS V 20 with significance level of p<0.05. Results showed that application of Viola odorata oil nasal drop can affect the sleep initiation, level of hypnotic drug application, sleep quality indices, mental quality of sleep and its duration with correlation coefficients of 0.51, 0.35, 0.42, 0.43 and 0.36, respectively. present study showed that application of Viola odorata oil nasal drop is effective in improvement of sleep duration among older adults.

Share this article

cappadocia tours
cappadocia hotels
cappadocia hotel
cappadocia balloon
cappadocia balloon flights

paper.io

agar io

wormax io