A Study of Rose Geranium in Sesame Oil Nasal Spray for Treating Established Chemotherapy and Targeted Therapy-Related Nasal Vestibulitis


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 17-008368
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 17-008368

About this study

The purpose of this study is to

  1. Explore the efficacy of rose geranium in sesame oil nasal spray in treating nasal vestibulitis related to cancer-directed therapy.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Over 18 years of age 
  • Undergoing cancer-directed therapy at Mayo Clinic 
  • Received rose geranium nasal spray for nasal symptoms

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Under 18 years of age

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

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Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Charles Loprinzi, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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