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Aromatherapy

The use of fragrances and essences from plants to affect or alter a person's mood or behavior and to facilitate physical, mental, and emotional well-being. The chemicals comprising essential oils in plants has a host of therapeutic properties and has been used historically in Africa, Asia, and India. Its greatest application is in the field of alternative medicine. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed; from Dr. Atiba Vheir, Dove Center, Washington, D.C.)
Also Known As:
Aroma Therapy; Therapy, Aroma; Aroma Therapies; Aromatherapies; Therapies, Aroma
Networked: 207 relevant articles (34 outcomes, 81 trials/studies)

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Lee, Myeong Soo: 5 articles (02/2012 - 07/2006)
2. Hur, Myung-Haeng: 4 articles (02/2012 - 07/2006)
3. Ballard, Clive: 3 articles (01/2011 - 11/2006)
4. Baraniuk, James N: 3 articles (07/2009 - 01/2008)
5. Buckle, Jane: 3 articles (01/2007 - 05/2002)
6. Adams, Jon: 2 articles (08/2015 - 03/2014)
7. Sibbritt, David W: 2 articles (08/2015 - 03/2014)
8. Lua, Pei Lin: 2 articles (06/2015 - 06/2012)
9. Moeini, Mahin: 2 articles (03/2015 - 01/2010)
10. Charati, Jamshid Yazdani: 2 articles (01/2015 - 02/2014)

Related Diseases

1. Dementia (Dementias)
2. Pain (Aches)
3. Neoplasms (Cancer)
4. Nausea
5. Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Pain)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. lavender oil
2. Volatile Oils (Essential Oils)
3. 2-Propanol (Isopropyl Alcohol)
4. donepezil (Aricept)
5. Plant Oils (Vegetable Oils)
6. Collagen
7. Carrageenan
8. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)
9. lemon oil
10. formycin diphosphate (FDP)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Massage (Reflexology)
2. Acupressure (Shiatsu)
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine)
5. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)