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  Aromatherapy - Crystalinks
Aromatherapy, commonly associated with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), is the use of volatile liquid plant materials, known as essential oils (EOs), and other aromatic compounds from plants to affect someone's mood or health.
When aromatherapy is used for the treatment or prevention of disease, a precise knowledge of the bioactivity and synergy of the essential oils used, knowledge of the dosage and duration of application, as well as, naturally, a medical diagnosis, are required.
Aromatherapy is sometimes used in clinics and hospitals for treatment of pain relief, for labor pain, for relieving pain caused by the side effects of the chemotherapy, and for the rehabilitation of cardiac patients.
www.crystalinks.com /aromatherapy.html   (1182 words)

  
  Aromatherapy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aromatherapy, commonly associated with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), is the use of volatile liquid plant materials, known as essential oils (EOs), and other aromatic compounds from plants to purportedly affect a person's mood or health.
When aromatherapy is used for the treatment or prevention of disease, a precise knowledge of the bioactivity and synergy of the essential oils used, knowledge of the dosage and duration of application, as well as, naturally, a medical diagnosis, are required.
In aromatherapy, it is used for sharpening concentration, for its uplifting effect on depression, and to relieve headaches and migraines.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aromatherapy   (1660 words)

  
 Aromatherapy Encyclopedia of Medicine - Find Articles
Aromatherapy is the use of fragrant, concentrated oils from parts of plants, such as their flowers, fruit, stalks, roots, and bark, for the purpose of improving a person's health and well-being.
Aromatherapy is a branch of herbal medicine that uses the essential oils found in plants for their healing or medicinal properties.
Aromatherapy is widely used to reduce stress, as well as to rejuvenate and detoxify the body.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g2601/is_0001/ai_2601000140   (955 words)

  
 ACS :: Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is the use of fragrant substances distilled from plants, called essential oils, to alter mood or improve health.
Aromatherapy is promoted as a natural way to help patients cope with chronic pain, depression, and stress and produce a feeling of well being.
A randomized clinical trial of patients with bald patches on their scalp or skin showed aromatherapy to be a safe and effective treatment for hair loss resulting from alopecia areata, a condition in which damage to hair follicles is caused by the patient's own immune system.
cancer.org /docroot/ETO/content/ETO_5_3X_Aromatherapy.asp?sitearea=ETO   (1360 words)

  
 Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of essential oils from plants (flowers, herbs, or trees) for the improvement of physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
Aromatherapy is a derivative of herbal medicine, which is itself a subset of the biological or nature-based complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)therapies.
Aromatherapy is used or claimed to be useful for a vast array of symptoms and conditions.
www.cancersource.com /Oncology/NCI/48,CDR0000441069   (4759 words)

  
 Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils from plants for healing purposes.
Aromatherapy massage is a popular way of using essential oils because it works in several ways at the same time: it produces benefits from absorbing the oils into the skin, from inhaling the oil's vapors, and from the physical therapy of the massage process itself.
Aromatherapy is used in a wide range of settings -- from health spas to hospitals -- to treat a variety of conditions.
www.umm.edu /altmed/ConsModalities/Aromatherapycm.html   (2064 words)

  
 ACS :: Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is the use of fragrant substances distilled from plants, called essential oils, to alter mood or improve health.
Aromatherapy is promoted as a natural way to help patients cope with chronic pain, nausea, depression, and stress and produce a feeling of well being.
There was no difference between the aromatherapy group's and control group's pain ratings during a procedure, but after the fact the aromatherapy group reported that the event was less distressing overall than the control group did.
www.cancer.org /docroot/ETO/content/ETO_5_3X_Aromatherapy.asp?sitearea=ETO   (1434 words)

  
 Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is the use of plant essential oils as treatment for physical and mental conditions.
Aromatherapy benefits the body and soul through the aroma of the plant's essential oil, through absorption of the oil into the skin and, in some cases, but only under treatment of a qualified aromatherapist, by ingestion of the essential oil in very dilute form.
Aromatherapy provides it's unique benefits to the body and mind through the absorption of these oils into the body, which occurs in numerous ways.
www.mutioils.com /aroma.asp   (870 words)

  
 Aromatherapy definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Aromatherapy: A form of alternative and complimentary medicine based on the use of very concentrated "essential" oils from the flowers, leaves, bark, branches, rind or roots of plants with purported healing properties.
In aromatherapy these potent oils are mixed with a carrier (usually soybean or almond oil) or the oils are diluted with alcohol or water and rubbed on the skin, sprayed in the air, inhaled or applied as a compress.
However, aromatherapy has been claimed to be a virtual panacea: to boost immunity fight bacteria, cure herpes and shingles, relieve arthritis, heal wounds, improve memory, lift depression, improve the circulation, etc. Such claims are generally not supported by convincing scientific evidence.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=15655   (229 words)

  
 Aromatherapy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Aromatherapy is used for the relief of pain, care for the skin, alleviate tension and fatigue and invigorate the entire body.
Aromatherapy is particularly effective for stress, anxiety, and psychosomatic induced problems, muscular and rheumatic pains, digestive disorders and women's problems, such as PMS, menopausal complaints and postnatal depression.
These studies prove that aromatherapy is an effective therapy for the treatment of male impotence from the blood vessel disease or from psychogenic factors.
www.indiaids.org /alt_ther/aromatherapy.asp   (6290 words)

  
 Aromatherapy : by Ray Sahelian, M.D. health benefit of aromatherapy
Aromatherapy can sometimes be helpful in a mild, gentle way in reducing stress, helping with mood, improving alertness, or helping to relax or induce sleep.
Aromatherapy was applied topically to the experimental group in the form of an abdominal massage using two drops of lavender (Lavandula officinalis), one drop of clary sage (Salvia sclarea), and one drop of rose (Rosa centifolia) in 5 cc of almond oil.
Of the three treatments tried (aromatherapy on its own, aromatherapy plus hypnosis and hypnosis without aromatherapy), aromatherapy plus hypnosis seems to have had the best and most lasting effect (a third of patients still seizure free at two years), but was the most labour intensive and needed medical therapist input.
www.raysahelian.com /aromatherapy.html   (2201 words)

  
 Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy means the therapeutic or cosmetic use of essential oils derived from herbs, flowers, fruits, and trees.
Today, essential oils are the subject of significant medical research, primarily as antiseptics, antibiotics, anti-fungal agents, anti-cancer agents, mood enhancers, dental plaque inhibitors, skin condition therapies, and aids to burn recovery.
A study of the changes in the bioactivity of essential oils used singly and as mixtures in aromatherapy.
www.mothernature.com /Library/cg/index.cfm/id/10   (3010 words)

  
 Aromatherapy - Better Health Channel.
Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant oils, including essential oils, for psychological and physical wellbeing.
Aromatherapy has not yet undergone as much scientific scrutiny as other complementary therapies, but research so far shows that it can be an effective treatment for some complaints.
Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant oils to bring about physiological and emotional changes.
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au /bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Aromatherapy?open   (979 words)

  
 Aromatherapy Massage | Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is the ancient science of healing, relaxing and energizing by the use of plants and their parts.
The word aromatherapy is derived from two words aroma which means smell and therapy which stands for healing.
The essential oils used in aromatherapy are the life force of the plants from which they have been extracted.
www.aromatherapies.net   (373 words)

  
 Aromatherapy - What is aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of essential oils to heal and revitalize the body and mind.
Aromatherapy is an ancient healing art that has been around since The Pyramids and is as modern as today's natural holistic healing.
Aromatherapy is a complete psychosomatic system of healing, a holistic approach to health and well-being by means of aromas which are scents derived from the plant kingdom.
www.ultimate-cosmetics.com /aromatherapy/index.htm   (755 words)

  
 Aromatherapy Better Nutrition - Find Articles
Aromatherapy is used more extensively in hospitals and medical practices in France and England than in the United States.
In European hospitals, aromatherapy is often part of the patient's treatment and used in massage oils or in diffusers to improve the patients' attitudes and, thereby, their potential to get well.
In addition to impacting moods and healing wounds, different essential oils are thought to have various properties which improve skin care, improve cell regeneration, aid the respiratory system, and have a positive impact on certain diseases.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FKA/is_n4_v60/ai_20471640   (584 words)

  
 RowanTwoSisters - Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is the art and science of using oils extracted from plants to enhance one's health and beauty.
The essential oils taken from plants and used in Aromatherapy have been described as their "life force" - they are essential to the plants' biological process, as well as being the substance which gives them their scent.
Aromatherapy has many uses in addition to massage and meditation, it can also be used to treat body piercings gone bad.
homepage.mac.com /incantation/aroma.html   (113 words)

  
 What is Aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy is the practice of using volatile plant oils, including essential oils, for psychological and physical well-being.
A general rule-of-thumb is to be wary of products that do not list their ingredients and those that do not boast of having pure essential oils (look for products that contain pure essential oils on their ingredient list and avoid those that have words like fragrance).
A note, however, is that some sellers of good-quality aromatherapy blends do not list their ingredients because they are worried that others may copy their creation.
www.aromaweb.com /articles/wharoma.asp   (772 words)

  
 Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is the use of therapeutic essential oils.
Knowledge of distillation and essential oils was brought into Europe in the tenth century and came into general use as a medical practice in the sixteenth century.
Aromatherapy is very popular in France, England and many other countries.
www.avalonpom.com /AT.htm   (1402 words)

  
 Aromatherapy Essential Oil Descriptions, Profiles & Uses
Although the botanical differences between mandarin and tangerine are slight, the oils expressed from each differ in aroma and are not considered interchangeable in aromatherapy.
The leaf of the tea, or ti, tree had a long history of use by the indigenous peoples of Australia before tea tree was "discovered" by the crew of the famous English explorer James Cook.
It is used in toothpaste and mouthwash Aromatherapy benefits: refreshing, bracing, invigorating.
www.frontierherb.com /aromatherapy/aro.gate.html   (3858 words)

  
 Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is a practice in which scented oils are inhaled through the nose or rubbed on the body during a massage.
The oils used in aromatherapy, called "essential oils," are the highly concentrated extracts of flowers, leaves, stems, roots, seeds, bark, resin, or fruit rinds.
While people trained in aromatherapy usually receive a paper certificate or diploma at the completion of training, this is not the same as being a "certified" aromatherapy practitioner.
www.breastcancer.org /comp_med_aromatherapy.html   (868 words)

  
 Aromatherapy at Holistic Junction
Aromatherapy is when these formulated aromas are then massaged into the skin, inhaled through air disbursement, or poured into bath water for a soothing, calming effect.
Aromatherapy is also utilized for a wide variety of therapeutic treatments including physical and mental conditions, burns, infections, depression, sleep deprivation and high blood pressure.
Aromatherapy is used in massage, bodywork and other natural healing arts' modalities; as well as in alternative instructional settings.
www.holisticjunction.com /categories/HAD/aromatherapy.html   (297 words)

  
 Aromatherapy, Scent and Essential Oils - Sound Vistas
Aromatherapy can promote and maintain health and vitality and is not meant to replace medical advise or care.
A goal of Aromatherapy is to interrupt and eliminate the cause of pain.
She then explained to me the general workings of aromatherapy and that the main method she and many aromatherapists use in session is the effluerage technique, of long strokes with the hands over the body, similar to regular massage, stimulating the lymphatic system, which supports the body's ability to eliminate toxins.
www.soundvistas.com /aromatherapy.html   (3037 words)

  
 Aromatherapy (Essential Oils Therapy)-Topic Overview
Aromatherapy, or essential oils therapy, is using a plant's aroma-producing oils (essential oils) to treat disease.
Aromatherapy as used today originated in Europe and has been practiced there since the early 1900s.
It is important to talk with your medical doctor to see whether aromatherapy may be helpful and safe for your specific health condition.
www.webmd.com /balance/tc/Aromatherapy-Essential-Oils-Therapy-Topic-Overview   (589 words)

  
 Discovery Health :: Aromatherapy: Herbs, Oils and More
Aromatherapy — the application or inhalation of what are called essential plant oils — is a growing industry.
One of the most popular ways of enjoying the effects of aromatherapy is with a diffuser and a few drops of an essential oil — perhaps lavender to calm down after a hectic day or lemon for a little pick-me-up.
One key factor in the success of aromatherapy is the nose and its powerful sense of smell.
health.discovery.com /centers/althealth/aromatherapy/aroma.html   (436 words)

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