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English definition of “aromatherapy”

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 oilsAlternative and traditional therapies
aromatherapeutic
adjective uk   /əˌrəʊ.mə.θe.rəˈpjuː.tɪk/ us    /əˌroʊ.mə.θe.rəˈpjuː.t̬ɪk/
Alternative and traditional therapies
aromatherapist
noun [C] uk   /-pɪst/ us  
a trained aromatherapistAlternative and traditional therapies
(Definition of aromatherapy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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