Table 3: Aroma massage on office BP.

TimeAroma ( )Placebo ( )

SBP

1st session
 Pre −0.490.63
 Post −1.630.11
2nd session
 Pre −0.780.44
 Post −3.440.001
3rd session
 Pre −1.280.21
 Post −2.650.01
4th session
 Pre −1.750.09
 Post −3.330.002
5th session
 Pre −1.930.06
 Post −4.87<0.001

Group: ; time: ;
group × time:

DBP

1st session
 Pre −0.670.51
 Post −1.190.24
2nd session
 Pre 74.3 ± 8.0−1.010.32
 Post 74.8 ± 9.3−3.090.003
3rd session
 Pre 73.7 ± 8.0−0.500.62
 Post 74.6 ± 8.3−2.080.04
4th session
 Pre 76.0 ± 9.8−1.270.21
 Post 77.4 ± 10.1−2.380.02
5th session
 Pre 76.0 ± 9.9−1.380.18
 Post 78.1 ± 10.3−3.76<0.001

Group: ; time: ;
group × time:

Values are expressed as mean ± standard deviation.
BP: blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; SBP: systolic blood pressure.