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Scented Oil 101: How Aromatherapy Works

Scented Oil 101: How Aromatherapy Works
Scented Oil 101: How Aromatherapy Works

Scented Oil 101: How Aromatherapy Works : Although the term ‘aromatherapy’ only dates back to 1937,┬áthe use of essential oils for health purposes has a long and varied history.

Although the Egyptians were one of the first to extract oils from plants around 6,000 years ago, the practice of using scented oil as a mood enhancer most likely originated in China. While in ancient Greece, Hippocrates, the ‘father of medicine’, used essential oils such as myrrh for healing purposes.