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NCT02440997 : A Preliminary Investigation of the Efficacy of Aromatherapy in Reducing Discomfort in Youth With Chronic Headache
AgesMin: 7 Years Max: 17 Years
Inclusion Criteria:

- • Male or female, children and adolescents age 7-17 years of age

- Diagnosed with status migrainosus or refractory chronic daily headache according
to the International Headache Society (ICHD-II) criteria. (A debilitating
migraine lasting for more than 72 hours or a headache that lasts hours or may be
continuous occurring on > 15 days per month for > 3 months.)

- No prior history of aromatherapy / essential oil use

- Able to read, comprehend and complete study procedures. Capable of reading and
completing all subjective measures in English

- Are sufficiently alert to be assessed and communicate

- Must be compliant with routine medical care and able to perform study-related

- Provide written informed consent from parent/legal guardian and child assent in
accordance with IRB regulations

Exclusion Criteria:

- • Known sensitivity to essential oils

- History of cardiac fibrillation

- History of G6PD deficiency

- History of uncontrolled asthma (current, active wheezing)

- History of diabetes, high blood pressure, epilepsy,

- Inflammatory or sensory limitations of lower extremities or concurrent lesions
of the foot(s)

- Past or concurrent history of olfactory impairment

- Concomitant use of propanolol

- Tobacco use

- Hepatotoxicity

- Pregnancy
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