What is "True Aromatherapy"?
Real aromatherapy, a.k.a. "True Aromatherapy" is not simply the use of products containing fragrance.
Pure essential oils from plants, which have not been adulterated with synthetic
substances or additives, must ideally be of the finest quality and appear in the
product in quantities considered to be therapeutic.
Over the past decade, many commercial companies have capitalized on
aromatherapy's popularity and introduced products into the marketplace that do
not contain plant-derived essential oils, but petrochemical-derived synthetic
fragrances instead. Currently, no regulations prevent scented products
from being labeled "Aromatherapy." Consumers can educate themselves by
researching label ingredients: products containing the word "fragrance"
typically contain synthetic scents and not essential oils. Within the
coming years, expect to see True Aromatherapy Products identified with the
(Source: National Association for Holistic