AROMATHERAPY: ART OR SCIENCE

  • Vinayak Gaware College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik
  • Rupali Nagare College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik
  • Kiran B Dhamak College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik
  • Atul N Khadse College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik
  • Kiran B Kotade College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik
  • Vivekanand A Kashid College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik
  • Ravindra B Laware College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik.

Abstract

Aromatherapy is categorized as a form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and has been steadily gaining popularity in todays society. The word aromatherapy is used to describe the use of essential oils for aromatic inhalation, compresses and topical application through massage. The inhaled aroma from these "essential" oils is widely believed to stimulate brain function. Essential oils can also be absorbed through the skin, where they travel through the bloodstream and can promote whole-body healing. There are a wide number of essential oils available, each with its own healing properties. The present review focus on scenario of aromatherapy, modes of application, mechanism of action, types and health benefits.

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Author Biographies

Vinayak Gaware, College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
Rupali Nagare, College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
Kiran B Dhamak, College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
Atul N Khadse, College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
Kiran B Kotade, College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik
Department of Pharmacology,
Vivekanand A Kashid, College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik
Department of Pharmaceutics,
Ravindra B Laware, College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Sinnar, Nashik.
Department of Pharmaceutics,
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Published
2013-03-01
How to Cite
1.
Gaware V, Nagare R, Dhamak K, Khadse A, Kotade K, Kashid V, Laware R. AROMATHERAPY: ART OR SCIENCE. IJBR [Internet]. 1Mar.2013 [cited 23Apr.2019];4(2):74-3. Available from: https://ssjournals.com/index.php/ijbr/article/view/801
Section
Review Article