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Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses highly concentrated plant oils, called essential oils, to alter the health, mind, and mood of a person. Aromatherapy works through the limbic system, which controls emotions and influences the nervous system and hormones, messages are transmitted by absorbed essential oils through the skin to the limbic system and affect heart rate, stress level, blood pressure, breathing, memory, digestion, and the immune system.