AROMATHERAPY: ART OR SCIENCE
AbstractAromatherapy 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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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
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