‘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?
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Rebecca Dyson Tichbon is a qualified Medical Scientist, Aromatherapist, educator and facilitator, Life Coach and dance teacher. Beck is passionate about women’s wellbeing and finds fulfilment in supporting others on their wellbeing pathway through her all of her work. She shares about her own journey in her best-selling book, Using Essential Oils for Emotional Management. Beck manages to successfully straddle with worlds of science and woo-woo, bringing a sense of magic to her scientifically-researched therapies and teachings.
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