External Applications for Hiccups

Doris Rapp

Last update: 19.07.2019

Upper abdominal compress with Lavender oil or Melissa oil.
Lavender has a relaxing, calming and warming effect. Melissa has an antispasmodic effect.

For the specified oils see also the website “External Applications in Anthroposophic Nursing”:
Lavender oil and Melissa oil.

Research news

New peer-review instrument for Eurythmy Therapy validated 
Eurythmy Therapy (ET) is an anthroposophic movement therapy. In a validation study the new peer-review instrument "Anthroposophic Artistic Movement Assessment for Eurythmy Therapy (AART-ASSESS-EuMove)" was tested. Items with sufficient interrater reliability formed the following subscales: mindfulness in movement, motor skills and walking pattern. The AART-ASSESS-EuMove showed sufficient internal consistency and correlates with patient-reported outcome. The new instrument broadens methodological options of questionnaire validation and to understanding the ET. The article is published open access: 

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