Blog — Aroma

Blog 3: Aromatherapy as an Healing Art

Posted by Sayontan Seth on

Aromatherapy is a type of complementary medicine that uses essential oils and other aromatic plant compounds to improve a person's health or mood. What is aromatherapy? The English word ‘aromatherapy’ is derived from the French word ‘aromatherapie’, which was first coined by French chemist Gattefosse in the 1930s. He developed aromatherapy as a medical-based therapy utilizing essentials oils. The healing qualities of the essential oils were researched & proven and he established it as equal to conventional drugs of the time. Aromatherapy is the practice of using the essential oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts...

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