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View in Spanish: Aromatoterapia

Aromatherapy (uh-ROH-muh-THAYR-uh-pee)
A type of complementary and alternative medicine that uses 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.