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aromatherapy

the use of fragrant essential oils extracted from plants as a treatment in complementary medicine to relieve tension and cure certain minor ailments
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Having trained as an artist, she gained a degree from Brighton in fine art and theatre and was a freelance artist before consolidating her love of plants and their use for traditional healing by training as a holistic aromatherapist, attaining a diploma with honours from the London School of Aromatherapy.
Fioravanti, a certified aromatherapist, stressed that when a company misuses the term aromatherapy, it not only hurts the reputation of the company, but it also affects a consumer's experience.
AROMATHERAPIST Josie Donaldson is heading for the land of the rising sun on a mission to examine the skills of her Far-Eastern colleagues involved in the expanding field of alternative medicine.
They don't want to shop in a one-to-one situation - they prefer the anonymity of a supermarket - but they don't mind being massaged by a strange aromatherapist because it 'makes them feel better'.
The team behind proposals for a new Midland hospice have made a call for volunteers ranging from aromatherapists to fundraisers interested in charity work to join them.
The alleged scam only surfaced when a number of beauticians and aromatherapists began comparing notes on their businesses.
Dermatologists at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary tested a mixture of oils (lavender, thyme, rosemary, and cedarwood) long used by aromatherapists to treat severe hair loss caused by alopecia areata, an autoimmune condition.
Readers should realise there are some very qualified aromatherapists who have been trained well and who do care, who are just as worried as you about these problems.
You can consult qualified aromatherapists for specific treatments for conditions such as bronchitis, menopausal problems, sinusitis, hay fever, cystitis and diarrhoea.
As practiced by licensed medical doctors, chiropractors, exercise physiologists, aromatherapists, massage therapists and yoga instructors, it deals with the body as a whole, instead of isolating unhealthy parts.
Self-regulation is due to follow soon in the case of acupuncturists, herbalists and aromatherapists.