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Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine which uses essential oils, scents and smells to improve a patient's mood or health.


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Organisation: Association of Registered Complimentary Health Therapists of Ireland (ARCHTI)
  Address: Ballydaniel, Camolin, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
  Tel: (053) 938 3734
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Organisation: International Federation of Aromatherapists
  Address: 7B Walpole Court, Ealing Green, London W5 5ED, UK
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