CURRENT PROJECTS

The Franklin Health Research Foundation conducts clinical and epidemiological studies in preventive and integrative health. Our areas of expertise include health behaviors, nutrition, health promotion, environmental health, aromatherapy, herbalism, and dietary supplements. 

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Essential Oils as Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals w/ NAHA

Do lavender and tea tree essential oils act as endocrine disruptors in children? 

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Aromatherapy for First Trimester Quality of Life

Are essential oils safe and effective tools for reducing nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy? 

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Aromatherapy for Anxiety in Children with ASD

Can aromatherapy inhalation reduce anxiety among children who have an autism spectrum disorder?

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Intangibles Study w/ AIA

Can Aromatherapy outcomes such as grounding or uplifting be scientifically verified? Is there evidence of these "intangible" actions of aromatherapy?

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