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REVIEW ARTICLE

The Effects of Lavender Essential Oil and its Clinical Implications in Dentistry: A Review

Shweta Kajjari, Riddhi S Joshi, Shivayogi M Hugar, Niraj Gokhale, Priya Meharwade, Chaitanya Uppin

Keywords : Antimicrobial, Antinociceptive and antioxidant, Anxiolytic

Citation Information : Kajjari S, Joshi RS, Hugar SM, Gokhale N, Meharwade P, Uppin C. The Effects of Lavender Essential Oil and its Clinical Implications in Dentistry: A Review. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2022; 15 (3):385-388.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-2378

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 30-06-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Abstract

Essential oils have been known to have many medicinal properties. They have been utilized by medical practitioners since the medieval ages. Lavender essential oil is known to be rich in medicinal properties like antimicrobial activity, anxiolytic, anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive, and antioxidant properties. Utilization of herbal products like lavender essential oils will benefit the patients in many ways. Incorporation of these properties in the field of dentistry has ample advantages. The purpose of this review article is to enlist the current and prospective uses of lavender essential oils in the field of dentistry and to identify the lacunae using which research regarding this topic can be taken one step closer to clinical practice.


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