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View in Spanish: Masaje de aromatoterapia

Aromatherapy massage (uh-ROH-muh THAYR-uh-pee muh-SAZH)
A type of complementary and alternative medicine that uses rubbing and kneading of the skin with plant oils that give off strong, pleasant aromas (smells) to promote relaxation, a sense of well-being, and healing.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.