from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The use of selected fragrant substances in lotions and inhalants in an effort to affect mood and promote health.
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- n. The use of selected fragrances in lotions and inhalants in an effort to affect mood and promote health.
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- n. the therapeutic use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils in baths or massage
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An Austrian hairdresser who helped popularize the term "aromatherapy," Mr. Rechelbacher created a niche by using natural ingredients, like cloves, in shampoo at a time when most products were chemical based.
The term aromatherapy massage is nowadays one common item among all and sundry The term itself connotes a popular method of relaxation and healing following a set of effective techniques
I am a very allergic/asthmatic person, so most aromatherapy is not for me.
SAMPAR creator, Patrick Sounigo has drawn on his extensive experience in aromatherapy and phytotherapy (the use of plants for medicinal purposes) to create these extremely technologically advanced and luxurious products.
Diane founded Body Chemistry in 1990 to consult with others developing body-care stores and promote private label aromatherapy body-care lines.
They are also known as aromatherapy oils and all of them have beneficial healing properties.
Today, what is now called aromatherapy has become popular, as the shift towards natural lifestyles has taken place.
Something to try if you're a beginner to aromatherapy is to get your hands on an aromatherapy starter kit.
What about New Age trends and the popularization of "aromatherapy"?
I routinely tell people that if you like the smell of lavender, it can be a great addition to the bedroom as a calming aroma (hence, so many lavender "aromatherapy" products).
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