Table 1: Summary of the evidences for the use of EO in surgical patients.

ConditionEssential oil Number of reference

AnxietyLavender[3, 810]
Citrus sinensis [1012]
Rosa damascene [13]
Neroli[14]
Lavandula officinalis + Anthemis nobilis + Neroli [15]

PainCitrus reticulata [18]
Lavender[1921]

NauseaMenta × piperita [2431]
Zingiber officinale + Mentha spicata + Menta × piperita [29]

InfectionMelaleuca alternifolia [3336]
Menta spicata + Thymus vulgaris + Eucalyptus globulus [37, 38]