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Aromatherapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Aromatherapy
Tree Number(s)
E02.190.525.061
E02.190.755.100
E02.190.888.061
F04.754.035
Unique ID
D019341
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019341
Annotation
use of essential oils to treat dis in alternative med; coord IM with disease /‌ther (IM) and specific plant or essential oil /‌ther use (IM) if available and if pertinent
Scope Note
The use of fragrances and essences from plants to affect or alter a person's mood or behavior and to facilitate physical, mental, and emotional well-being. The chemicals comprising essential oils in plants has a host of therapeutic properties and has been used historically in Africa, Asia, and India. Its greatest application is in the field of alternative medicine. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed; from Dr. Atiba Vheir, Dove Center, Washington, D.C.)
Entry Version
AROMATHER
Entry Term(s)
Aroma Therapy
Therapy, Aroma
Previous Indexing
Alternative Medicine (1990-1995)
Odors (1986-1995)
Oils, Volatile (1986-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Aromatherapy Preferred
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