Meaning of “aromatherapy” in the English Dictionary

"aromatherapy" in British English

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aromatherapynoun [ U ]

uk /əˌrəʊ.məˈθer.ə.pi/ us /əˌroʊ.məˈθer.ə.pi/

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
adjective uk /əˌrəʊ.mə.θe.rəˈpjuː.tɪk/ us /əˌroʊ.mə.θe.rəˈpjuː.t̬ɪk/
noun [ C ] uk /əˌrəʊ.məˈθer.ə.pɪst/ us /əˌroʊ.məˈθer.ə.pɪst/

a trained aromatherapist

(Definition of “aromatherapy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)