Definition of aromatherapy in English:


Syllabification: a·ro·ma·ther·a·py
Pronunciation: /əˌrōməˈTHerəpē


The use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils in massage or baths.
More example sentences
  • These therapies include aromatherapy, reflexology and acupuncture.
  • It offers a range of complementary therapies such as aromatherapy massage, acupuncture, arts and crafts, drama and music.
  • Many people find complementary therapies useful, including acupuncture, reflexology and aromatherapy.



Pronunciation: /-ˌTHerəˈpyo͝otik/
More example sentences
  • This tension-melting body treatment harnesses the aromatherapeutic power of lavender essential oils.
  • The practitioners and salespersons of aromatherapeutic products seem singularly uninterested in scientific testing of their claims, many of which are empirical and could be easily tested.
  • To ensure aromatherapeutic benefits, make sure candles and misters are made with pure oils instead of synthetics, and of course, blow out the candle before dozing off.


More example sentences
  • The alternative therapists approached included an acupuncturist, an aromatherapist, a medical herbalist, a chiropractor, a reflexologist, and a homoeopathic practitioner.
  • It is advisable to consult an aromatherapist or other professional before using essential oil products particularly if pregnant or thinking of using the products on children.
  • They should not be consumed internally without personal counsel from a trained aromatherapist and should not be applied undiluted on the skin because they can be extremely irritating in full concentration.

Definition of aromatherapy in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day bogle
Pronunciation: ˈbōɡəl
a phantom or goblin