EFFECT OF HELICHRYSUM OIL ON MUSCLE SPASM
Keywords:Helichrysum oil, inflammation, pharmacological effect, pain, spasm
Helichrysumitalicum is used for its medicinal properties and even nowadays, continues to play an important role in the traditional medicine for better treatment. Helichrysumitalicum are popularly used for its pharmacological effect. This pharmacological effect of helichrysumoil is used for many research purposes. The main aim of the study is to determine the effect of helichrysum oil on muscle spasm. A 30 day trial on the use of helichrysum oil was conducted on 15 participants who suffered from muscle spasm. The patients were asked to apply this oil on the region of muscle spasm for about 30 days. The results were tabulated and analysed. 100% participants who suffered from severe muscle spasm started to use this oil. About 15 days later around 80% participants had moderate pain after using the helichrysum oil. After 30 days around 60% of the participants said they have mild or no pain. This study concludes that the use of helichrysum oil has shown a positive effect on the majority of the population. It has been observed there is an effect of helichrysum oil on muscle spasm. This is due to the anti-inflammatory property of this oil and therefore reduces pain.