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Pain Research and Treatment
Volume 2016, Article ID 8158693, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8158693
Research Article

The Effectiveness of Aromatherapy in Reducing Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

1Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2California University of Science and Medicine, School of Medicine, Colton, CA, USA
3Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

Received 1 September 2016; Accepted 7 November 2016

Academic Editor: Giustino Varrassi

Copyright © 2016 Shaheen E. Lakhan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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