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English definition of “aromatherapy”

aromatherapy

noun [U]     /əˌrəʊ.məˈθer.ə.pi/ US  /-ˌroʊ-/
the treatment of worry or nervousness, or medical conditions that are not serious, by rubbing pleasant-smelling natural oils into the skin or breathing in their smell: aromatherapy massage aromatherapy oilsAlternative and traditional therapies aromatherapeutic     /əˌrəʊ.mə.θe.rəˈpjuː.tɪk/ US  /əˌroʊ.mə.θe.rəˈpjuː.t̬ɪk/ adjective Alternative and traditional therapies aromatherapist     /-pɪst/ noun [C] a trained aromatherapistAlternative and traditional therapies
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