The single greatest argument against the use of integrative medicine is a lack of scientific evidence regarding safety and efficacy. We are here to change that.
Traditional wisdom abounds in the fields of aromatherapy, herbalism, and health promotion, but solid scientific evidence is needed to advance these fields into the future.
The FHRF embraces this challenge head-on by conducting clinical research into integrative health fields, taking herbal and essential oil research out of the lab and into a clinical setting.
Knowledge generated as a result of the research conducted by the Franklin Health Research Foundation will improve practice, increase recognition, and advance these fields scientifically.
Clinical trials, epidemiological studies, and meta-analyses move aromatherapy out of the lab and into clinical practice.
Research helps bring this ancient practice into modern medicine through clinical trials and other validation.
Separate safety and efficacy myths from reality through rigorous clinical research.
Discover the significant impact lifestyle and health behavior change can produce.