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aromatherapy

noun [U] uk   /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 oils
aromatherapeutic
adjective uk   /əˌrəʊ.mə.θe.rəˈpjuː.tɪk/  us   /əˌroʊ.mə.θe.rəˈpjuː.t̬ɪk/
aromatherapist
noun [C] uk   us   /-pɪst/
a trained aromatherapist
Translations of “aromatherapy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 芳香療法, 香薰療法…
in Russian ароматерапия…
in Turkish aromaterapi, kokularla yapılan terapi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 芳香疗法, 香熏疗法…
in Polish aromaterapia…
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