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Aromatherapy has been in existence for over 6000 years, or possible more. The Greeks, Romans, and ancient Egyptians were among the first to use aromatherapy. The ancient Egyptian physician named Imhotep, the Egyptian god of medicine and healing, first used fragrant oils for bathing, massage therapy, and for treating the dead. In 1930 the new and modern era of aromatherapy arrived. A French chemist named Rene Maurice Gattefosse actually named the use of therapeutic essential oils as aromatherapy on the 1930s. Gattefosse came about this type of medicine after discovering how well lavender oil healed his severely burnt hand without leaving even a faint scar. After discovering the treatment that worked so well for him, he decided to do some investigation on the effects of

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