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Geranium Oil and Its Components for the Relief of Numbness-OB 100

2010-07-15 17:00:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of geranium oil and its components in the relief of numbness and the restoration of sensations.

Description

This is a pilot study to define the time course, the incidence of sensation restoration and the improvement in nerve conduction in people with numbness by using topical geranium oil.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Conditions

Nerve Conduction

Intervention

Geranium Oil with component PN-34

Location

Penningto Biomedical Research Center
Baton Rouge
Louisiana
United States
70809

Status

Recruiting

Source

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A plant genus of the family GERANIACEAE. Geranium is also used as a common name for PELARGONIUM.

A plant genus of the family GERANIACEAE. The common name of geranium is also used for the GERANIUM genus.

Mechanical compression of nerves or nerve roots from internal or external causes. These may result in a conduction block to nerve impulses (due to MYELIN SHEATH dysfunction) or axonal loss. The nerve and nerve sheath injuries may be caused by ISCHEMIA; INFLAMMATION; or a direct mechanical effect.

A class of nerve fibers as defined by their structure, specifically the nerve sheath arrangement. The AXONS of the myelinated nerve fibers are completely encased in a MYELIN SHEATH. They are fibers of relatively large and varied diameters. Their NEURAL CONDUCTION rates are faster than those of the unmyelinated nerve fibers (NERVE FIBERS, UNMYELINATED). Myelinated nerve fibers are present in somatic and autonomic nerves.

The propagation of the NERVE IMPULSE along the nerve away from the site of an excitation stimulus.

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