Many people know about aromatherapy from its popularity in the cosmetics industry, but the essential oils of plants, herbs, flowers and fruits have been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. Although many medical experts doubt its effectiveness for treatment of psychological and physical ailments, others consider it a valid, healthier alternative to drug therapies. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about aromatherapy.
Please remember to consult your doctor before using aromatherapy to treat illness. Always dilute essential oils before using. Some essential oils will burn your skin if undiluted. This quiz is not intended to treat medical problems.
1. You'll find this essential oil in many cough and cold remedies at the drug store: