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International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Clinical Research

Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A (2021)

Essential oil used as aromatherapy


Chitra Govind Rajput


Aromatherapy is one of the complementary therapies which use essential oils as the major therapeutic agents to treat several diseases. The essential or volatile oils are extracted from the flowers, barks, stem, leaves, roots, fruits and other parts of the plant by various methods. It came into existence after the scientists deciphered the antiseptic and skin permeability properties of essential oils. Inhalation, local application and baths are the major methods used in aromatherapy that utilize these oils to penetrate the human skin surface with marked aura.

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International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Clinical Research
How to cite this article:
Chitra Govind Rajput. Essential oil used as aromatherapy. Int. J. Pharmacogn. Clin. Res. 2021;3(1):19-25. DOI: 10.33545/2664763X.2021.v3.i1a.23
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