Definition of Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy: The use of selected fragrant substances in lotions and inhalants in an effort to affect mood and promote health. Also called aromatic medicine, conventional aromatherapy, holistic aromatherapy.
This section is designed as a jumping-off point. We’ve “spotlighted” just a few medical studies on aromatherapy to introduce you to the nature and diversity of the research. Consider it a springboard to the RESEARCH area.
The heart of the portal. Search the Natural Standard, Cochrane and PubMed databases – and the search engine TRIP – for clinical studies about aromatherapy‘s impact on numerous health issues.
Investigate the clinical trials currently underway for aromatherapy. Where they’re being conducted around the world – which health conditions are being studied – and how to get involved.