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Definition of "aromatherapy" []

  • The use of selected fragrant substances in lotions and inhalants in an effort to affect mood and promote health. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aromatherapy" in a sentence
  • "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."