‘Aroma’ refers to smell, and ‘therapy’ means treatment for health – so ‘aromatherapy’ can be thought of as using smells as a treatment. In modern times, the term ‘aromatherapy’ has come to mean to any therapy using essential oils, whether that be just for smell, or to apply the oils to the skin, or to ingest the oils. An Aromatherapist is someone trained in the use of essential oils for therapy.
What is Aromatherapy?
Author: Rebecca Tichbon
Rebecca Tichbon originally qualified as a Medical Scientist and then she fell into a health and science teaching career higher education Beck now runs two successful wellness businesses in Bunbury, Western Australia, and is about to publish her first book. To get to where she is now, Beck has been through many trials and tragedies; she shares her story in her book. Beck is passionate about women’s wellbeing and finds fulfilment in supporting others on their own wellness journeys through her all of her work.
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