Kayu Manis Aromatherapy to Relieve Period Pain

"Who would have thought aromatherapy could relieve period pain? See the following review."

Published by : Kurnia HD  -  24/08/2020 11:56 WIB

3 Minutes read.

One often overlooked benefits of aromatherapy is its benefits in relieving period pain. In general, aromatherapy is widely used for relaxation, improving sleep quality, and reducing stress.

Quoted from medcom.id, Dr. Stagg said that cinnamon has been proven to be effective in relieving period cramps. In addition, Hatefi from Ilam University, Iran, also stated that cinnamon extract oil can prevent prostaglandin biosynthesis during period phase.

Aromatherapy works by stimulating our sense of smell and then passing it on to the brain. It stimulates the nervous system of the brain to regulate our emotions. In addition, aromatherapy can also stimulate the nervous system in maintaining heart rate and blood pressure.

With regard to pain, aromatherapy works directly to relax the muscles around the uterus to reduce the rate of cramps. You just need to apply aromatherapy around the stomach and massage slowly.

If Jamupedia friends have difficulty in finding kayu manis (cinnamon) aroma therapy, Jamupedia summarizes a recipe for cinnamon aromatherapy as follows.


  • Kayu manis
  • Clove
  • Citrus, slice
  • 700 ml water

How to make

  1. Boil the air
  2. Put in all the ingredients into the water.
  3. Let them boil, then reduce the heat to low.
  4. Leave it until it gives off cinnamon aroma.